Thanksgiving Interview with my Kenyan Mama

Interviewing my mom over Thanksgiving holiday on the importance of literacy, education, and languages as a bridge to cultures.

Literacy

Kaiwen 28. I was asking him about how digital and emotional literacy has affected him.

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Erma Banks and Callie McGinnis

Friends and colleagues, Erma Banks [no age given] and Callie McGinnis (77), discuss their former workplace: Columbus Area Library Association (CALA). They talk about the formation of the organization, pivotal characters in its development, and the events they created to...

Nick 6/27/23

Kiwimbi International summer interns Claire (21) and Katherine (20) interview Nick (15), the recipient of a Kiwimbi scholarship to secondary school (high school). Nick shares about his childhood being raised by a single mother and grandmother, and his inspiring educational...

A helping hand for people that need it most.

A chat with an inspiring person that helps people with the use of lights and building greenhouses out of the greater good.

Artifacts

Interview with Phyllis Kivett about literacy artifacts.

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Christina Vogler and Tawanna Jamison

One Small Step conversation partners Christina Vogler (65) and Tawanna Jamison (52) discuss life in the city of Columbus, Georgia, their relationship to the military, and their hopes for the future.

Literacy for the unfortunate

Interview with someone that participated in Lighting For Literacy

Numerical Literacy

Ana interviewed her older sister, Mariana on the topic of literacy. They discussed Mariana’s journey in becoming numerically literate and how it shaped and impacted her life.

Emily, My Sister, Reflects on Reading

My sister, Emily, sits down with me to discuss her own relationship with reading and how it’s been a vital part of her culinary career in several ways.

Conversations About Literacy

The importance of literacy and early intervention.

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Brandy Tolbert and Sarah Padgett

Sarah Padgett (24) interviews new friend Brandy Tolbert (34) about Brandy’s childhood, her family, and her children. Brandy also talks about her role as the director of the Literacy Alliance and how she discovered her passion for literacy work.

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Laura Wright and Susan Lupone Stonis

One Small Step conversation partners and new friends Laura Wright (65) and Susan Lupone Stonis (59) discover how much they have in common, talk over their religious differences, and the need for kindness in the world.

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Neil Rambana and Elizabeth Ricci

Spouses, Neil Rambana (52) and Elizabeth Ricci (46), reflect on the role “the American Dream” has played in their lives, discuss the work they do as immigration attorneys, and look forward to their daughters’ future.

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Bonnie Scherr and Rachael Perez

Coworkers Bonnie Scherr (60) and Rachael Perez (23) share a conversation about their experiences living in Dalton, Georgia, the books that have impacted them, their work in the library, and the roles they see themselves filling in their community.