Nature and Diversity

I sat down with my friend Cesar about his experience on a wildlife science internship before he graduated and looked into his perspective, advice, and life regarding aspects of the field and the importance of nature in our lives.

Joanna & Kaitlin: On Diverse Education Informing Advocacy Work and the Effects of Open Dialogue on Pursuit of Anti-Racism

Joanna: 2020-07-27 00:14:46 Joanna (20) interviews Kaitlin (20) on her school district's representative, empathy-driven curriculum, how it informed her involvement in advocacy work, and how candid conversations can develop understanding of anti-racism.

Sandis Wright and Alex Wu

Creating Community Through Sharing Stories: Sandis Wright was born in a rural Swedish community in northern Maine, where he always dreamed of living in the big city. After moving to both Chicago and Atlanta, and getting married, he decided to...

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Ouida Parker and Constance Quinley

One Small Step conversation partners Ouida Parker (78) and Constance Quinley (63) talk about the changing political landscape, equity, and Alaska.

Ethnic Studies-Olivia Johnson and her grandmother discuss topics like repression, family, and expanding your world view.

In this interview, conducted September 2020, Olivia Johnson sits down for a phone call with her grandmother Terry, who grew up in Los Angeles in the 1950’s. They discuss Terry’s childhood and how it influenced her perception of issues like...

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Nancy Sills and Jim Sills

Spouses Nancy Sills, (67) and Jim Sills (67), sit down to preserve some memories for their children and their grandchildren. They describe the strong communities they each grew up in, share their favorite stories about various family members, and reflect...

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Lynn Burrill and Cristina Ramirez

Lynn Fremed [no age given] and her One Small Step partner, Cristina Ramirez (46), discuss their experiences in Richmond and issues of class struggle, diversity, and education accessibility.

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Judith Barba Perez and Lehabim Escoto Flores

Judith Barba Perez (31) y su esposo, Lehabim Escoto Flores (34), comparten una conversación sobre sus experiencias al inmigrar a los Estados Unidos desde México y el trabajo que ahora hacen para apoyar a otros inmigrantes. [Judith Barba Perez (31)...

Josh Simmons and open source diplomacy

Josh Simmons, Amanda Casari, and Julia Ferraioli talk about open source representation, transformative moments that led to increased participation, and hopes for the future.

Karen Ashley & Mike Drummond

As a Black woman, Karen has faced racism in the workplace and has been the only person of color in a meeting many times throughout her career. She shares with Mike what drew her to the DEI work she does...

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Kelly Martin and Beth Vise

One Small Step conversation partners Kelly Martin (42) and Beth Vise (48) discuss politics, diversity, and their work as educators.

Dave Snow, Mayor of Richmond, IN, talks about his unusual path to politics and his love of his hometown.

Dave and interviewer Alison talk about growing up in Richmond, his upbringing, his early climb to a career in radio, and his final decision to move into the political world.

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Joey [No Name Given] and [No Name Given] [No Name Given]

Colleagues and loved ones Joey [No Name Given] (30) and [No Name Given] [No Name Given] (63) discuss Joey’s coming out story, diversity, equity, inclusion, and identity.

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Arthur Mills IV and Sarah Krauss

Arthur Mills IV (48) shares a conversation with new friend Sarah Krauss (32) about his experience at the University of Texas, the community at the University and the McCombs School of business, and his career path.

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Carol Odinzoff and Pamela Bergmann

One Small Step conversation partners Carol Odinzoff (66) and Pamela Bergmann (69) discuss their relationship to Alaska, their political beliefs and their concerns for the future.

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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.

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Drew Cason and Donna Bozeman

One Small Step conversation partners Drew Cason (34) and Donna Bozeman (65) discuss travel, their personal political values, and how the country can come together after divisive elections.

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Steve Montgomery and Joan Pasiuk

One Small Step partners Steve Montgomery (53) and Joan Pasiuk (69) have a conversation about their commonalities as individuals and how their religious beliefs impact their political ideologies.

Lori Kearney dual credit interview

Lori Kearney has been an educator for 20+ years. In this interview she talks about the way of living in her childhood and discussed problems in today’s political system and educational system.

"I love the fact that we're serving the public." An interview with Dana Bolles.

Dana Bolles works for the Science Engagement and Partnerships Division at NASA Headquarters. She was first hired as a Payload Safety Engineer with the Kennedy Space Center and since then, has worked at four NASA centers in mission support roles...

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Marsha Staley and Patti Wood

One Small Step partners Marsha Staley (70) and Patti Wood (63) have a conversation where they explore each other's life contexts. They find they both prefer to see movies in theaters, believe in trusting their community members, and have unique...

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Emily Rushing and Fred Bennett

One Small Step partners, Emily Rushing (70) and Fred Bennett (76) discuss the changing landscape of news, media literacy, social issues, and being Christians who value diversity and racial reconciliation.