Hillary West and Haydon Pitchford

[Recorded Wednesday, February 16, 2022] Hillary (71) and Haydon (27) recorded a One Small Step conversation together about their experiences related to serving as a first responder (Haydon) and clergy (Hillary) at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in...

Sean Miller

Sean, a family Virgin man recalls his past years as a teen

Spencer Haydary and Ethan Dahlby

[Recorded: Thursday, April 7th, 2022] Spencer (26) and Ethan (21) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Spencer is a UVA Law student and Ethan is a 3rd year computer science student at UVA. They are both active...

Miles Efron and Marion Dembling

[Recorded: Friday, November 5th, 2021] Miles Efron and Marion Dembling have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Miles works for the Miller Center at UVA, and Marion is a retiree living in the Charlottesville area. During their conversation,...

Bob Pearson and Carlos Rodriguez

[Recorded: Friday, November 19th, 2021] Bob Pearson (70) and Carlos Rodriguez (20) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Bob is an Air Force veteran and Carlos is a second-year student at UVA. Bob grew up in a...

Lillian Rojas and Donna Price

[Recorded: Friday, September 2nd, 2022] Lillian (20) and Donna (68) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lillian is a Third Year student at the University of Virginia studying public policy, leadership, and religious studies. Donna is the...

Riley Davis and Tom Acklin

[Recorded: Monday, January 16, 2023] Riley (21) and Tom (57) have a virtual One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Riley is an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia studying psychology and American Studies. Tom is a recovering neurologist...

Rollie Zumbrunn and Don Gathers

[Recorded: Tuesday, August 23, 2022] Rollie (45) and Don (63) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Rollie works for Facilities Management at the University of Virginia, and Don is a deacon who served as the chair of...

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...

Gerard Alexander and Nathan Moore

[Recorded: Monday, March 21, 2022] Gerard Alexander (56) and Nathan Moore (41) have an impromptu One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gerard, a UVA professor, and Nathan, general manager of WTJU radio station, discuss anthropology and their experiences traveling...

Stephanie Lowenhaupt and Sarah Goraya

[Recorded: Thursday, February 2nd, 2023] Stephanie (68) and Sarah (19) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Stephanie is a retired nurse and research coordinator from Charlottesville and Sarah is a Second Year at the University of Virginia...

Melody Barnes and Matt Hantzmon (Part 2)

[Recorded: Tuesday, June 21, 2022] Melody and Matt record a follow-up One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia, 7 months after their first meeting. They kick off by discussing the outcome of the 2021 Virginia elections and share their opinions...

Kaitlyn Parks and Conor Burns

[Recorded: September 23, 2022] Kaitlyn (31) and Conor (19) record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Kaitlyn is a post-graduate student at the University of Virginia and shares a passion for universal healthcare, equitable access and ownership of...

Megan Kosefeski and Gregory Mckinney

[Recorded Tuesday, April 12, 2022] Megan Kosefeski(20)and Gregory Mckinney(62) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Parsing through the One Small Step Questions, Megan and Gregory agreed and disagreed on the state of our politicized world, abortion legislation, and the role...

Sarah Kelley and Susan Perry

[Recorded: Apostle Sarah Kelley (83) and Susan Perry have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Sarah was born and raised in Charlottesville, and shares early memories of experiencing segregation as a child and young adult. Sarah has been...

Jody Esselstyn and Michael Barnard

[Recorded Friday, December 10, 2021] Jody Esselstyn (50) and Michael Barnard (64) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jody is a school nurse and mother of three living in suburban Charlottesville, and Michael is retired from a...

Ben Allen and Sara Andrew

[Recorded: Friday, July 29, 2022] Ben (35) and Sara (66) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ben's family has lived in Charlottesville for generations, and he shares what it was like growing up here and facing the...

Hank Martin and DeVon Wade

[Recorded: Thursday, August 4th, 2022] Hank (59) and DeVon (33) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hank was born and raised in rural Albemarle County, Virginia and has worked various jobs in his life. DeVon recently joined...

Stacy Bolling and Susan Wenger

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 15, 2022] Stacy Bolling (44) and Susan Wenger (83) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Susan shares her experiences growing up in the mid-20th century, including the Civil Rights era and the Vietnam War....

Aziza Longi and Dave Norford

[Recorded Friday, April 8, 2022] Aziza (23) and Dave (62) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Aziza is a graduate student at UVA studying urban planning, and Dave is a farmer from Albemarle County. The two bond...

Christina Ball and Jane D.

[Recorded: Friday, November 5th, 2021] Christina and Jane, two women living in Charlottesville, have a One Small Step conversation. They talk about their personal political journeys, and how recent years have shifted their views. Other themes include education, racial justice,...

Lee Harper and Norma Dobbins

[Recorded Wednesday, April 27, 2022] Lee Harper (59) and Norma Dobbins (67) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. They talked about their political narratives, families, and reflected on the influential people in their life. They touch on categorization, ignorance, motherhood,...

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Jake Van Yahres and Jason Spellman

One Small Step conversation partners Jason Spellman (33) and Jake Van Yahres (32) discuss how growing up around Charlottesville, Virginia and attending Virginia Commonwealth University influenced them.

Christianna Martin and Russ Halley

[Recorded: Wednesday, September 21, 2022] Christianna (21) and Russ (71) have a virtual One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Christianna is an undergraduate exchange student at the University of Virginia and Russ is a small business owner and a...

Lisa Medders and Gwen Moody

[Recorded Wednesday, March 30, 2022] Gwen Moody and Lisa Medders discuss the impact of their upbringing, parents, and education on their political values. Also, how people who disagree can respect and love each other.