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David DeBlieck and Ronnette Trulson

David DeBlieck (52) and his dance student, Ronnette "Roni" Trulson (70), talk about their journey with dance, dancing while aging, and the importance of bringing dance to the community.

Abbi Park Interviews Jayden Kim

Jadyn is a junior at New Covenant Academy in Los Angeles. She attends school in Koreatown and has lived there for a large portion of her life. Koreatown is her home, and she is interested in preserving its history and...

Cailey Beck interviews Gilbert Kim

Gilbert Kim is an elderly resident at Menlo Apartments, as well as a father to three children and grandfather to 2. Working as a teacher (for elementary, middle, and high school) in Korea during the seventies, he has seen firsthand...

Abigail Eun Interviews Cailey Beck

Cailey is a senior attending New Covenant Academy in Los Angeles. She has always loved to write and serves as an editor on her school newspapers as well as head writer in Yearbook. When she isn’t trying to finish one...

Jayden Kim interviews Kimmy

Kimmy was born and raised in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea, where her parents were farmers. At 12 years old, she immigrated to the United States. She received her Masters of Fine Arts degree in San Francisco, after which she...

ABBI PARK INTERVIEWS JAMIE KOOK (interview 2)

Jamie was born in Seoul, but immigrated to Los Angeles when she was around eight years old. She has been living in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Jamie works in the garment industry as part of her family’s business,...

Jayden Kim Interviews Joe Kim

Joe is a senior at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies. Over the years, he had learned to truly appreciate the arts. He writes almost daily about his emotions and thoughts in a journal; and although he cannot play...

Cheyenne Kim and Rebecca Louie Interview each other

Rebecca is a sophomore at Marlborough School, in Los Angeles California. She is passionate about journalism, and has held both writing and editorial positions on her school newspaper. Having also previously studied photography, printmaking, and architecture, she has an interest...

Abbi Park interviews Jamie Kook

Jamie was born in Seoul, but immigrated to Los Angeles when she was around eight years old. She has been living in Los Angeles for over 30 years. Jamie works in the garment industry as part of her family’s business,...

Kimberly Espinosa interviews Ofelia Zavaleta

Ofelia was born in Puebla, Mexico. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1991 to join her father, and has been living in Los Angeles for over 17 years. She currently lives in Boyle Heights with her husband, daughter, and several...

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Maria Autrey and Jean Molesky-Poz

New acquaintances Maria Autrey (34) and Jean Molesky-Poz [no age given] talk about transnational identity, rituals, and Catholicism. They reflect on how indigenous spirituality has informed their religious lives and world views.

Cheyenne Kim interviews Jung Koo Kang

Jung Koo was born in the Gyeongsang Province, Korea and immigrated to Texas in 1975. In 1976, he moved to Los Angeles’ Koreatown with his wife and three children. Jung Koo’s first job in L.A. was at a sewing factory...

Ava McCollum Interviewing Lucy Hwang about her experience with elders

Ava 0:00 Hi my name is Ava McCollum and today, Friday, September 10th, I'm interviewing Lucy, about her experiences with elders. So now, I'm going to start asking questions. What has been your experience working or engaging with elders? Lucy...

Rebecca Louie interviews Samuel Ku

Okay, we can get started. Today is May 5, 2021. My name is Rebecca Louie and I'm going to be interviewing Samuel Ku. To just get started, would you mind telling me a little bit about yourself and your job?...

Stephenson & Darby — Stonewall OutLoud – Intergenerational

Stephenson and Darby discuss their lives as trans people--one from the perspective of a young trans man (19). The other from the perspective of an older trans woman (58).

Marching for Black lives: a conversation with my 8 year old son

Theodore and his mother Colleen talk about attending marches in support of Black rights in the wake of George Floyd’s murder.

Kimberly Espinosa Interviews Joe Kim

Joe is a senior at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies. Over the years, he had learned to truly appreciate the arts. He writes almost daily about his emotions and thoughts in a journal; and although he cannot play...

Kate Hoepke and Dr. Wayne Pan: A conversation about community and belonging

Board of Directors Storytelling Project: Our third StoryCorps conversation is between San Francisco Village Executive Director Kate Hoepke and Board member Dr. Wayne Pan. Kate and Wayne shared personal stories that led them to be where they are today. They...

Emily and Art talk about Art’s life

My grandfather is the son of Polish immigrants, and on March 19, 2016, I interviewed him during a family reunion in Seattle about his adventurous life growing up in New York City, and working in the Arctic as a geologist.

Abigail Eun interviews Luz Hernandez

Luz was born in Veracruz, Mexico. In Mexico, she spent 18 years working as an elementary school teacher. Luz eventually immigrated to the U.S. in 2003, and has been living in Koreatown for 18 years. She began first working in...

CHEYENNE KIM INTERVIEWS JUNG KOO KANG (interview 2)

Jung Koo was born in the Gyeongsang Province, Korea and immigrated to Texas in 1975. In 1976, he moved to Los Angeles’ Koreatown with his wife and three children. Jung Koo’s first job in L.A. was at a sewing factory...