Caroline Crawford and Amy Gerak

One Small Step partners Caroline Crawford (53) and Amy Gerak (47) discuss their different political views and why someone disagreeing with you doesn't make them wrong.

Bailey Susic and Rina Rhyne

Friends and chosen sisters, Rina Rhyne (41) and Bailey Susic (36), discuss letting go of life expectations and explore the art of finding joy.

Elizabeth Brady and Jennifer Perrow

One Small Step partners and long time friends Elizabeth Brady (58) and Jennifer Perrow (53) discuss what they are most proud of in the past year, working in HR and accommodating the hardships people are facing in their jobs, and...

Brenda Quiroz and Bonnie Keller

One Small Step Partners Brenda Quiroz (32) and Bonnie Keller (66) reflect on the importance of uplifting others, share stories from their childhood, and talk about what influenced them to get into their line of work.

Marta Pearson and DeAnna Hadley

Marta Pearson (72) talks with her friend DeAnna Hadley (52) about sympathy, empathy, racism, the pain it causes and the need for African-American stories to be shared. She describes seeing a raw cotton field for the first time, being denied...

Loyd Ingham and Mary Ingham

Loyd Ingham [no age given] talks to his spouse, Mary Alice Ingham [no age given], about his childhood, his career as an educator, and how he would like to be remembered.

Russ Howell and Paul Reeves

Friends Russ Howell (70) and Paul Reeves (60) share a conversation about their love of reading. The two talk about their relationship with reading growing up, the books that have impacted them, and the miracle of losing yourself in a...

Meryl Selig and Nancy Zucconi

Meryl Selig (67) and Nancy Zucconi (63) talked about their friendship through the lens of Meryl's two cancer diagnoses. Meryl shared some of the profound life changes that followed her cancer diagnosis and treatment.

David Clayton and Britta Larson

David Clayton (61) has a conversation with his social worker and friend Britta Larson (36) about his experience coming into his own and memories of sharing his identity with his mother and most recently his siblings.

Olanrewaju Ajibola and Elizabeth Givens

One Small Step conversation partners Olanrewaju "Lanre" Ajibola (35) and Elizabeth "Beth" Givens (50) discuss religion, immigration and empathy.

Mollye Miller Shehadeh and Craig Miller

Mollye Miller Shehadeh (37) shares a conversation with her father, Craig Miller (71), about the importance of photography and its ability to capture emotion and history.

Alexis Shuster and Kathleen Mowery

Friends Alexis Shuster (25) and Kathleen Mowery (24) share a conversation about their friendship, their journeys as people, dealing with ignorance, and the future.

A Conversation with Anna Levendel Part I

Anna shares her first-hand account if the impact the war had on her and her family in Belgium prior to and during the war.

Carroll Green and Kathy Haynes

Carroll Green (54) interviews her aunt Kathy Haynes (70) about growing up in a world where she was punished for being different and how her discrimination continues to impact her through adulthood.

Curtis Reliford and Christy Hightower

Curtis Reliford talks about overcoming racism and serious adversity to find and fulfill his life's purpose which is helping those who are experiencing hard times: hurricane Katrina victims and the Navajo and Hopi people. Curtis describes how he follows his...

My story matters video response

A quick response to these questions about the view I listened to for this assignment.

Bridget and her children talk about fostering a sense of empathy and responsibility in their family and community

Alison and Bridget talk with her children about making the family decision to welcome a newborn into their family. Cash has changed their family for the better and helped their children gain a new perspective on life!

Andrew Knight and Paul Jeffrey

One Small Step partners Andrew Knight (25) and Paul Jeffrey (58) discuss growing up in large families, their evolving religious beliefs, parenting goals, and Paul's negative interactions with the police.

Gloria Dunn-Violin and Donald Violin

Gloria Dunn-Violin (81) speaks with her husband, Donald Violin (87) about the similarities in the ways they grew up, both as first generation Jewish-Americans, and the way they came into one another's lives later in life.

Lindsi H. and Jessica Holzemer

One Small Step Partners Lindsi H. (35) and Jessica Holzemer (39) talk about caregiving, coping with grief, and the values at the center of their personal and political identities.

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...