Baking Bread

The process of baking bread is not just an art form for Will and his family, but it is a tradition that has been passed down through many generations. Baking bread, as Will narrates, is a way for him to connect to his family even when he is miles away from them.

Olivias's Story

This video was created on behalf of doctor and patient’s family request. We wish the best for patient and a quick recovery and hope to be cancer free.

Story Pairs: Safe Bike Access for the Next Generation

Although Guadalupe paints a vivid story about what it is like biking in some areas of Tuscon, a place far from me, I hear her story being told by countless communities in Washington State. The sense of place makes it real, but also lets me relate. I work with schools around Wasington to teach youth how to ride a bike and encourage them to ride. Unfortunately, many of these communities are like Guadalupe's where the infrastructure is lacking or dangerous.

Story Pairs: Healthy Snacks for Our Young Ones

"It's clear that from Cincinnati to Seattle that action is needed to support, protect, and empower our next generation. While challenges are unique in some ways to our local environments, we also have a great deal in common. We have an entire nation of children and young people ready to take steps towards healthy living as long as we support them." Emma Brewster in reaction to Comec'ko's story.

I am Okay, My son

Jee tells a story about his mother and her struggles with language barriers  when navigating the Health care system. 

Two Mothers Remembered

"If you could save my mother's life, wouldn't you do it?"

Mike Leon-Guerrero doesn't let his viewers off easy. He wants policy makers, housing managers, and all stakeholders to understand the real impact of second-hand smoke in his story, "Treat Everyone As If they Were Your Mother"

Across the country, in Charleston, South Carolina, Brenda Bell Caffee also lost her mother to cancer caused by second hand smoke. And, like Mike, she is telling that story to motivate others to create smoke-free zones. 

MOVE turns two!

This week is MOVE's second anniversary....prime time to review some of the highlights of our second year including...

Feeding Traditions

Francisco shares a story about his family's traditions around food, the wholesome Venezuelan ingredients that he grew up with and bonding with his family at meals.

Looking For Answers About Pesticides...Together

Researchers the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have been working with communities in the Yakima Valley of Washington State to better understand the health risks of pesticide exposure. They have also been providing information to farmworker families on how they can better protect themselves from pesticide exposure. This digital story provides perspectives from community members who participated in this research project that started in 1998.

Because...it's never too late

Digital story created by Abigail Galvan in which tells about her journey leaving her home at the young age of 14 and starting her own family. As a result of her encounters in her work at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and seeing her family members suffer from cancer and diabetes, she learned that she liked helping others. In order to make a better life for herself and her family, she decided to get a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and will go on to study become a Physician's Assistant.