Family Hisotry Service Learning Assigment

My father Alexander Lawrence describes his perception of the American government.

Great Thanksgiving Listen Interview with Krzysztof Szot

My dad discusses the struggles he faced coming to America in order to get a better life for himself and his future children. He also discusses the government and how it has it has influenced him and his time in...

Who Said What?: Comparing American and Vietnamese Medias and Governments

American college student Annie Phan talks to her father, Dr. Chuong Phan, about the differences and similarities between Communist Vietnamese and Democratic American media. Dr. Phan shares his experiences of growing up during the Vietnam War and what his migration...

Joanie Schirm and Elise Rolenc

One Small Step partners Joanie Schirm (73) and Elise Rolenc (50) share a conversation about their families, the public education system, and the importance of local government. They also talk about the value of finding connections with other people and...

Rachelle Wilson and Sam Sims

One Small Step participants Rachelle Wilson (56) and Sam Sims (47) discuss their upbringings and political beliefs. They talk about the political parties they are registered under, campaign financings, and abortion.

Karen Colton and Amy Smith

[Recorded Monday, February 21, 2022] Karen (58) and Amy (62) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed motherhood, military service, health, and media literacy.

gov parent interview

Les Cheng (49), father of Rachel Cheng (16), recollects his experiences with the election process and shares his thoughts and insight on our current government.

Lisa Martin and Robert Kelly

One Small Step conversation partners Lisa Martin (59) and Robert "Bob" Kelly (57) have a conversation on their experiences with politics, the impact this has had in their lives, and the passing of their loved ones.

The Great Thanksgiving interview with Russell Zanca

My father, professor Russell Zanca, provides refined and educated opinions about the American Government.

Alienated homeless poverty

Homelessness shouldn't exist with the money that is going out to space exploration

Katherine Chon and Kimberly Casey

Colleagues Katherine Chon [no age given] and Kimberly Casey [no age given] talk about their work in human trafficking, reflecting on important lessons they have learned along the way, proud moments in the work, and hopes for the future.

Adel Masunda and Anibiko Koosa

[Recorded Monday, July 17, 2023] Adel (25) and Anibiko (30) have a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville. Adel is from Zimbabwe with a background on Forensic Auditing and Accounting and enjoys empowering youth to engaging in politics. Anibiko is...

Paula Baracaldo and Joe Walters

Partners, Paula Baracaldo (35) and Joe Walters (32), share a conversation about how they first met and their first impressions of one another. Paula also talks about coming to the United States from Colombia when she was twelve years old,...

Monica Whatley and Bandele [no name given]

Monica Whatley (32) interviews her friend, Bandele [no name given] (73), about his incarceration in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Bandele reflects on what he learned during the 33 years during which he was detained, his relationship...

Tamar Fagin and Mark Atkinson

One Small Step partners Tamar Fagin (72) and Mark Atkinson (67) talk about the layers of difficulty within difficult conversations, the impact of spirituality in their lives, parenting, and not fighting so hard against bullies that you become one.

Kim Spitzmiller and Samuel Orlando

[Recorded: Thursday, April 4, 2024] Kim Spitzmiller (62) from Charlottesville, VA and Samuel Orlando (22) from Charlottesville, VA spent a lot of time discussing the influential people in their lives and how they've learned from others and life experiences. They...

Quentin Wilson and Lee Selleck

Friends Quentin Wilson [no age given] and Lee Selleck [no age given] come together 50 years after they graduated high school together in Kirkwood, Missouri. The two talk about the value of listening, the divides in our country, and how...

Interview with my dad

This is a interview with my dad about his life and experience.

AMST Final Interview

This story is all about my grandmother discussing her experience and thought on receiving her citizenship, and the U.S. Government. The interview also includes pieces of her past experience with the government in Mexico.