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Penny Curry and Megan Branch

Penny Curry (76) talks with her daughter, Megan Branch (47), about moving from California to Dallas, Texas and they share some memories from that time.

A Chat with a Resident of Inclusive Communities’ Sublease Initiative: an Answer to Voucher Discrimination

Mr. Dixon talks about how the Inclusive Communities' Sublease Initiative provided him access to housing in a low poverty desegregated area at a complex that would not take his housing voucher.

Voices of Vision: Voucher Holder Seeking Opportunities Moves Speak

Jasmonae talks about growing up in Plano as a child and the positive impact of living in a diverse community had on her after her mother moved her family from Dallas with her voucher.

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T. Dallas Smith and Kiplyn Primus

Fellow Atlanta Business League members, Kiplyn Primus (61) and T. "Dallas" Smith (60), have a conversation about Dallas' youth in Atlanta, Georgia, and how he came to have a lucrative career in commercial real estate.

Housing Mobility Counseling

Shamira, an ICP Mobility Assistance Program counselor, talks about her work with families looking for housing in low crime areas with higher performing schools and the post-move assistance she provides.

One of the most life-changing events happened on that corner. This man cared enough about a street urchin to pick him up off the street.

(This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) As a highly-attractive young gay man, Randy quickly fit into the Dallas gay bar scene, found problems with drugs, sex, and prostitution. When he prostituted in front of Dallas...

Housing Mobility Counseling

Kay, an ICP Senior Mobility Assistance Program Counselor, shares her love for her work as a housing mobility counselor and the help she gives clients by negotiating with and reaching out to potential landlords.

Nurses during the Covid Pandemic Dallas, TX.

We’re almost 2 months into our covid pandamic in Dallas, Texas. Here is our story - 2 nurses who work in level 1 trauma hospital in Downtown Dallas.

Acting on the ranch

When Linda Gray was told she couldn’t become an actress, she didn’t listen, and did what felt right to her. In November of 2017, 15 year old Jack Sloane interviewed his grandma, Linda Gray. He later found out she started...

The Elementary Maverick

Before big campuses like Campbell Hall, schools would be smaller and different then they are today. Alex Sanger, is a father of two who lived in Texas until he moved to LA, he went to elementary there and had lots...

The bar was all there was. The only place we could meet – like Stonewall Inn – that was what we had.

Part 1 of 2 (This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) From a young age, Randy Moulder was a victim of sexual abuse and exploitation by neighbors, family members, and his school principal. As a teen,...

Housing Mobility Counseling

Tameca, a Senior Mobility Assistance Program Counselor at ICP talks about her educational briefings for housing voucher holders and their responses when they learn that they can move outside city limits.

Richard’s Story

In this interview , Richard tells his story about his life and his family. Richard also discussed how he spent his time on the Military. Overall, Richard talks about his life while being in the military.

“What do you remember about growing up in Chicago?”

My Grandfather, John Grey, has had an interesting upbringing moving from place to place with his family. He was raised as a young child in Chicago Illinois, and later moved to Dallas Texas with his family. In this interview, Me...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen with Bettie Martin and Nikolas Parker

In this interview, which occurred on November 24, 2018 in Dallas, Texas, Nikolas Parker (14) interviews his great-grandma Bettie Martin aka ”Bigmamma” (87) about her life. Topics include how she was one of the first African Americans to buy a...

Housing Mobility Counseling

Nicole, ICP's Mobility Assistance Program Director, talks about her experience and how move-related financial assistance and landlord incentive bonuses help during families' housing searches.

Memories of Rison School in Huntsville Alabama

My brothers and I attended Rison School off and on from about 1953 through about 1962. During that time, we experienced the atmosphere of the school and the sense of community that it fostered.

Dad Opens Up About His Life and the Creative Process

Mark Rodriguez (48) talks to his daughter, Aurora Rodriguez (17), about his love for music and what his life was like when he was growing up. He also discusses his views on the creative process.