Larry Saddler and Tsanonda Edwards

Tsanonda Edwards (40) talks with his friend Larry Saddler (40) about his early life and the mentors and relationships that have nurtured his sense of purpose, connection, and wellness. They share about their work together in mentoring youth, and dispelling...

Story corps interview with G murguia by E murguia

What was talked about was a five question interview about the importance and foundation of family. Also the importance of mentors and how the have such a big influence on someone’s life.

Roesha: Student Of Life, Teacher of Many

A New York City college student and peer mentor acknowledges those who have taught her important life lessons that she shares with others.

Lynne Viti and Will Viti

William "Will" Viti (35) talks with his mother, Lynne Viti (73), about the people who have influenced him as an educator, his profession as a middle school social studies teacher, and what he is most looking forward to when schools...

Stephen Hayes, Lender Green-Al-Khaaliq, and William King II

Artist Stephen Hayes (38) talks to his brother, William King (53), and their mother, Lender Green-Al-Khaaliq (71), about the inspiration behind his art and the role his brother and mother played in supporting his dream. They talk about the monument...

Harold "Bear" Cubbedge & Andrey MacCracken

After years of struggling with drug, alcohol and criminal addictions, and numerus stints in prison, Bear was able to turn his life around. Understanding his criminal activities also gave him a high, he knew others must feel the same and...

Evaluating artistic potential with Jen Waldman

Mara Jill Herman (Astoria) interviews Jen Waldman (Manhattan) on May 12, 2021. They discuss early dance recitals, teenage enterprising, getting messy with Musical Theater, YoungArts, and adapting the Jen Waldman Studio to a thriving virtual community.

Martín Chávez and Emma [no name given]

One Small Step conversation partners Martín Chávez (27) and Emma [no name given] (27) talk about the important roles teachers and mentors have played in their lives, and the ways they have engaged with their local communities in their current...

IPS 2018 – Chiddy/LZ

Interview with a class partner on matters of inspiration and aspiration.

And they were roommates…

Roommates, Jason Foster and Nate Wagner, talked about the people in our lives (both dead and alive) that had the most influence on us and how they shaped our views. And finally how Nate Wagner like to be remembered.

Maria Andrade and Maria Santana

Maria Santana (33) and her friend and mentor Maria Andrade (53) discuss the case that brought them together, legal advocacy for immigrants, and their hopes for the future.

Leader and Learner

Emma inquires about the life of her church group leader, Eleanor Stenner, and how relationships have shaped Eleanor as a leader.

Ruth Newell Donohue & Linda Hinton discuss "making it work" in the wine business

Ruth Newell Donohue (wine & spirits distributor in CT) shares stories with Linda Hinton (wine supplier in central US) about finding her groove in the competitive wine business.

Maria Mencos and Ariadna Perez Mendez

Friends Maria Mencos (28) and Ariadna Perez Mendez (21) talk about their respective experiences emigrating from Guatemala and Cuba respectively as younger people and their first experiences of education in the United States. The friends also talk about their education...

A Talk With My Dad
November 27, 2017 App Interview

My dad recalls his father's best advice to him and what he would say to his father if he was still here with us.

Sharon Jessup and Emilia Cortez

Sharon Jessup (84) is interviewed by Emilia Cortez (34) about her experiences as a Girl Scout member and leader.

Interview with Susan Quick, my mother.

We talked about Susan’s life. Specifically, we talked about Susan’s various jobs as well as mentors in her life.

Doris Haynie – volunteer/charity work

Doris Haynie elaborates on some of the charity work that she has done in her lifetime.

Christine Deel and Kelly Jacobs

Christine Deel [no age given] talks to One Small Step partner, Kelly Jacob [no age given], about their political and social involvement in their communities and so on.

Leah Wiley and J. Woodward

J. "Dick" Woodward (86) talks to his daughter, Leah Wiley (43), about his mentors, his career as a pastor, and his search for his biological father.


Valeria Church- 66-Teacher Educator for over 25 years Ramona Hewitt-Williams- 45 I was inspired to do this interview with Mrs. Church she is a great mentor, she enjoy educating students. I'M INSPIRED BY All Educators and TEACHERS THEY HAVE MADE...

How I was able to become what I am now.

On Nov. 25 In Flint,MI, Juan Guerrero lets us in on how he was raised, how he almost lost it all and how he recovered.