The Power of Story

Alisa founded Power of Story, an organization that engages young people, caretakers, and professionals in the research and curation of life histories, provides training rooted in youth-centered best practices, and advocates for increased awareness and quality implementation of life histories. With the desire that young people who have experienced out-of-home placement have equal, consistent person-centered access to their history, stories, photos, and medical information.


Alisa Matheson

Founder and Executive Director , Power of Story