Minzamariam Makoye and Alecious Marie Togbah

Minzamariam talks about her experiences throughout United World College East Africa. The diverse environment of UWC helped open her eye to so many things in life. It also taught her how to respect people's beliefs, values, and cultures.

iGen (Santa Clara High School, Class of 2018)

The three of us (Gian Taparan, Harleen Gill, Shantyl Basilio) talked about what life is like for high school seniors. We talk about concerns, trends, and traditions that we have at Santa Clara High.

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Michael Hooper and Sherman Smith

Michael Hooper (50) talks to his friend, Sherman Smith (32), about their experiences in Topeka and their reflections on the Brown vs. Board of Education decision.

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Michael Wehrle and David Shanks

One Small Step conversation partners Michael "Mike" Wehrle (70) and David "Dave" Shanks (64) consider how their upbringings and recent examples of police brutality have shaped their understanding of racism. They also discuss the issues they have with the current...

From France to America

Rafael is my friend from school who is 18 years old. He moved from France couple years ago and he shares with us his life

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Julie Fox and Cindy Mills

One Small Step conversation partners Cindy Mills (69) and Julie Fox (62) discuss early memories of politics, their different opinions about Donald Trump, and their similar views on abortion.

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Patrick McCoy and Kelvin Page

Colleagues Patrick McCoy (41) and Kelvin Page (57) discuss the National Association of Negro Musicians' (NANM) Washington D.C. chapter started by Patrick, representation and diversity in classical music, and those who have influenced their connection to and experience with music.

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Patti Palmer and Danny Bell

Danny Bell (73) talks to his friend Patti Palmer (61) about his life growing up in a Native American community in North Carolina. He shares the untold story of the American Indian and he talks about the importance of bringing...

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Lisa Sanchez and Lynne Clunk

Lisa Sanchez (49) interviews her first grade teacher Lynne Clunk (63). The two share memories of their interactions, how each has influenced the other and the obstacles they've overcome.

Interview with Lisa Fondren

Lisa and I talked about her move from Detroit to Knoxville when she was five, and her family in Sevierville on her father's side and her mother's family in Pennsylvania. We also talked about Appalachian stereotypes and not wanting to...

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Gina Tillis and Sheri Neely

Dr. Gina Tillis (42) speaks with her friend Sheri Neely (48) about her experience as a young woman with Black, Mexican, and Choctaw heritage who moved from California to Texas as a teenager. Gina speaks fondly of Edwards High, an...

CONNIE VERA SHARES HER PERSPECTIVE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN WALDORF EDUCATION AS BOTH AN ALUMNA AND ADMIN STAFF.

Connie Vera is a Waldorf alumna of Highland Hall and grew up in Southern California. She has a degree in Journalism and Public Relations and a Minor in Sociology. For more than 14 years, Connie worked with various PR agencies...

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Annett Gilchrist and Carolyn Hurley

One Small Step participants Annett Gilchrist (51) and Carolyn Hurley (38) share their views on faith, politics, and social services.

3rd Generation Jamaican in Britain

I interviewed my friend Neicia who I admire a lot because she is an extremely successful woman, and she has faced a lot of struggles to be where she is incluiding, discrimination from her own community. She once told me...

“Wellesley prepared me to be fearless.”

Alexa Rice ’11 and her aunt Desiree Rogers ’81 reflect on how their Wellesley experience as women of color prepared them to be bold in every aspect of their life.

“Our Names Are Who We Are”

This is a story about a woman who has certainly taught in some unconventional ways. In this interview high school senior, Billy Pitt, sits down with his teacher, Nancy Voggesser, who tells us about her journey to becoming a teacher...

Racism Free For International Students

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

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Peter Wall and Linda Garcia

One Small Step conversation partners Peter Wall (43) and Linda Garcia (33) discuss their work as a lawyer and academic counselor, diversity in education, and being people-focused in their politics.

Trinity Brown Can Do It All

Trinity Brown shares her story and her involvement in the University of the Cumberlands Diversity Leadership Council and the women’s lacrosse team.