StoryCorps College Success Final Take

Trevor tells a story about how relationships can come together to help others in their darkest times.

interview w nicole

Nicole and Ale talk about Nicole’s baking business and how she impacted her community through it.

Kelly Dozier and Laurie Dozier III

Laurie Dozier III (71) interviews his wife, Kelly Dozier (61), about LeMoyne Arts, where Kelly serves as the Board Lead Director. They discuss Kelly's passion for the work she does, the art center's award winning Chain of Parks Art Festival,...

COVID-19: Jackie Walther of The Square Meal

Jackie Walther and Jackie Neale talk about some of the unexpected outcomes of the coronavirus global pandemic. Jackie and her husband Dan own a short-order, take-out restaurant called The Square Meal in Oaklyn, NJ and on the heels of discussing...

Crystal DeBerry, Kristy Smith, and Torey DeBerry

Crystal DeBerry (40) talked with her board members Kristy Smith (45) and Torey DeBerry (43) about the creation of Indomitable Families Affected by Incarceration (IFAM). They discuss why they started and continue this work.

Lisa Graham, Lucy Cordes, and Genevieve Welch

Dr. Lisa Graham (47), director of the Wellesley College Choir, Lucy Cordes (21), President of the Choir, and Genevieve Welch (20), choral scholar with the Choir, speak about their experiences of the pandemic through the lens of choral singing and...

Social Media in 2019

Arthur is talks about how social media is affecting this generation in 2019

“We didn’t think it was real at first.”

Fabiola Resto & Pedro Damasceno speak prior to a vigil held for the victims of the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14th, 2018— a day prior to the date of this conversation. Fabiola shares her first-hand experience...

Jane Wolery talks about her memories of the Joplin, Montana Community Hall and “the importance of a place for people to gather.”

Jane Wolery talks about her memories of the Joplin, Montana Community Hall as a way to build community; "I think about the importance of a place for people to gather in communities halls are so fundamental" to a thriving...

A Ukrainian Immigrant’s Cultural Journey

Over Thanksgiving of 2019, Mia Chuma (15) and her 76-year-old grandmother, Kwitoslava Saluk Paschyn, conversed about Kwitoslava’s journey to America. Mia’s grandmother reflects on her past, how she escaped Ukraine with her parents due to religious and cultural persecution. Reminiscing...

Andrey MacCracken & Harold "Bear" Cubbage

Andrey's mother died in childbirth and his father died on his way to the hospital. Andrey and his brother went to live their grandparents. At 8 y-o, Andreys grandparents could no longer afford to care for both boys and Andrey...

Interview with My Aunt

This was an interview with my aunt, Melissa Hummel. Less of an actual aunt, and more of a second mom, Melissa sat down and discussed her childhood with a large, close extended family. She discussed her love of children, how...

Betty Brown-Chappell and Ben Brown

Siblings Betty Brown-Chappell (76) and Ben Brown (68) share memories from growing up on their family farm in the 1950s and 1960s outside of Bangor, Michigan. The two reflect on the collaboration between Black farmers in their community and the...

Jackie and Noah discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Noah Simon (22) speaks with her mother, Jackie Simon (61) about preparing for the climate emergency. More specifically, the two discuss behavior changes that Jackie’s neighborhood implemented in response to the ongoing climate crisis.

Steve Hayashi and Jason Dare: Stories from school to volunteering

Board of Directors Storytelling Project: Our second Storycorps conversation is between SFV Board Members Steve Hayashi (78) and Jason Dare (49). Amidst many laughs, they speak about how their paths led them to SFV, hobbies which included volunteering as a...

Beth Watkins and Phil Johnston

One Small Step conversation partners Beth Watkins (56) and Phil Johnston (45) discuss their backgrounds, their roles as parents, the nuances of social issues, and their shared experience working with children.

CSI Nyack – Warren Gould Interview
October 30, 2022 App Interview

Stella Freuman, age 11, interviews Warren Gould, age 76 about his experiences growing up in Nyack, NY and attending Congregation Sons of Israel. For her Bat Mitzvah project, Stella is chronicling the history of the synagogue where she is currently...

Lucas Matelich and Morgan Bakarich

Partners Morgan Bakarich (28) and Lucas Matelich (30) reflect on teaching, being of service, and how to create positive change.