Melody Chapin and Pauline Katz

Pauline Katz (25) interviews Melody Chapin (25) about growing up poor, moving to a new community, recognizing racial and experiencing social interactions and demographic change as a result of neighborhood gentrification, and grappling with the fear of a loss of...

Sam Mueggenberg with Liz Codina
November 30, 2022 App Interview

Sam Mueggenberg interviews Liz Codina about her profession and lived experiences as the community investment officer of Kiewitt Foundation.

Elizabeth Walther-Grant and Alex Wu

Creating Community Through Sharing Stories: Elizabeth Walther-Grant, adopted from the Bahamas and raised by an Andover family, talks about growing up in Andover, the racism she faced, and what inspired her to found Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices. She...

China to New Ulm

Jerry is from China and he was a classmate of mine at MLS. He is now on the pastor track and he talks a little bit about the differences between America and China

HoChong’s Perspective on Immigration and Diversity In Healthcare
November 18, 2021 App Interview

In this interview, HoChong talks about her experience coming to the United States from Seoul, South Korea. She also talks about her role as a nurse practioner at the VA Veterans Hospital, including her personal experience with diversity (or lack...

Russell Person and Ria Williams

One Small Step conversation partners Russell "Russ" Person (62) and Ria Williams (38) talk about the importance of education, the role of government in the social safety net, and diversity in sectors like academia and STEM

Daniel Rogers and Michael Johansson

Friends Daniel Rogers (32) and Michael Johansson (71) reflect on their multidimensional relationship and the importance of genuine and organic connections.

Nancy Toruno and Tricia Penniecook

Friends and colleagues Tricia Penniecook (51) and Nancy Toruno (37) share a conversation about Tricia’s work in public health, her goals of uplifting women and minorities in leadership, and the bond they share.

Mother and Daughter at American Geophysical Union

We talk about going to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting together and how science is changing.

Sadé Frazier and David Kountz

Dr. David Kountz (60) speaks with his mentee Dr. Sadé Frazier (34) about what it's like being Black physicians and the need to mentor more young people of color to become physicians, the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as...

Diversity to None

Esther was born in New York City, then moved St. Paul, Milwaukee, go now New Ulm, MN. She shares her experiences with diversity, prejudice, and schooling.

Racism Free For International Students
February 26, 2022 App Interview

This is an audio project of our experiences with racism during our first year as international students in the U.S.

Charles Kramer and Doug Small

[Recorded: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022] Charles (30) and Doug (68) have a virtual One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. The pair begin by mourning the loss of Lavel Davis Jr., Devin Chandler, and D'Sean Perry, who were killed in...

My mothers boy friend

In a quick interview I ask my mothers boy friend some questions about his home country Lebanon, and how it differs from the American Life style

Nicholas Cybulski and Eliza Moeller

Nicholas Cybulski (33) talks with his mentor Eliza Moeller (43) about why he became an educator at Chicago Public Schools, what he's learned since starting as a teacher, and the importance of diversity in education.

Leticia Acosta and Judith Lima

Judith Lima (25) shares a conversation with her mentor, Leticia Acosta (44), about participating in Subiendo Academy at the University of Texas, her experience in college, and the value of community and mentorship.

Bobby Mandell and Ben Hodges

Friends and One Small Step conversation partners Bobby Mandell [no age given] and Ben Hodges (64) talk about their upbringings, their political values, and their careers in civil and military service, respectively.

Interview with Alexus Tate

Alexus and I talked about her experience of moving to Knoxville from Crossville, Tennessee and living in East Tennessee. We also talked about Appalachian stereotypes and her experience of them as well as some of the reasons that she loves...

Arthur Allert and Michael Clement

Friends and coworkers Arthur Allert (65) and Michael Clement (65) share their experiences working at the UT Austin McCombs School of Business. They discuss their own college experiences, the importance of supporting first generation students, and the relationships they’ve made...