Document Type


Publication Date


Publication Source

The Facing Project


University of Dayton

Place of Publication

Dayton, OH


This book is a compilation of first-person essays about life in Dayton, written by Dayton residents in collaboration with students at the University of Dayton as part of the Facing Project, a nationwide storytelling initiative. The project, coordinated by the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, involved faculty and students from across the University of Dayton.

  • Designer: Misty Thomas-Trout
  • Illustrator: Carolyn Kay Chema
  • Editor: Alexa Irwin
  • Project coordinators: Kelly Bohrer and Alexa Irwin


Civic and Community Engagement | Community-Based Research | Inequality and Stratification | Place and Environment


Copyright © 2018, the Facing Project

Content is made available for download with the permission of the authors, the designers and the Facing Project. Permission documentation is on file.

This is the full volume; stories also can be downloaded individually.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.