Jude O'Dell and Jeffrey Lyle

Jude O'Dell (42) and Jeffrey "Jeff" Farr (69) discuss mid-career changes, the importance of connection with other people, using the bible, history and their own life experiences as a guide of how to move through the world with compassion and...

Roger: "It could happen to anybody."

Roger sits down with a member of EZRA’s Social Action Team to discuss financial crisis and equitable access to mental health care.

David Stoeffler and Tom Carlson

Colleagues David Stoeffler (63) and Tom Carlson (69) discuss the founding of The Springfield Daily Citizen and how the nonprofit, independent news source aims to mitigate the effects of misinformation and encourage civil discourse and community engagement.

Katrina Schoenwald and Brett Schoenwald

Katrina Oh Schoenwald (35) talks with her husband Brett Schoenwald (39) about how they met at a fundraiser for Able Advocates, a non-profit Katrina founded, what it was like to lose their son Nate and why they keep the non-profit...

The Arts, and Its Impact On My Dad, Alex.
November 4, 2021 App Interview

I talk with my father about his passion for the arts, while he loves them, how he discovered his passion for them, and where he sees them going in the future.

David Bautista Gonzalez and Daniel Dominguez

One Small Step conversation partners David Bautista Gonzales (21) and Daniel Dominguez (43) dive into their different lived experiences. They find commonalities in their experiences growing up in Mexican-American culture and understanding the bittersweetness of being a first generation college...

Susan Stover and C Campbell

One Small Step partners Susan Stover (67) and C Campbell (53) realize they have many parallels in their lives as they talk through their experiences losing their husbands, discuss banned books, and find common ground in their shared perspective on...

Russell LeDay and Shira Smillie

New friends Russell LeDay (63) and Shira Smillie (26) share a conversation about Russell's life path, his work with San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside, and his hopes for effecting positive change.

Susanne Haynes and Steven Woods

One Small Step partners Steven "Steve" Woods (81) and Susanne "Susi" Haynes (49) discuss their involvement in community theatre, how they maintain their health, and their differing viewpoints on abortion.

Patti Victor and Greg George

One Small Step conversation partners Patti Victor (67) and Greg George (30) discuss how they were actually raised with very similar values instilled into them and how each of them channeled this into the life they've created for themselves.

Preston Arrow-Weed, Ila Dunzweiler, and Helena Arrow-Wood

Friends Preston Jo Arrow-Weed [no age given], Helena Quintana Arrow-Weed (78), and Ila Mae Dunzweiler [no age given] discuss their non-profit radio station, some plays that Preston has written, and thoughts they have about outsider representations of Native Americans.

Eric Sawyer and Lee Smith

Eric Sawyer (67) speaks with his friend Lee Smith (34) about his relationship to Fire Island particularly during the AIDS epidemic. Eric shares about his activism with ACT UP and Housing Works to raise awareness and care for those who...

Chrysta Forrest and Merikate Alexander

Colleagues Merikate Alexander (32) and Chrysta Forrest (63) discuss their daily lives as school social workers and how they support students and families in fulfilling immediate needs.

Sean DeArmond and Sarah DeArmond

Sean DeArmond (51) and his wife Sarah DeArmond (37) have a conversation about the non-profit they created ("Voiceless Behind Bars") to help raise awareness of, and pay legal fees for, those in prison who have been wrongfully convicted.

Tatiana Cox Lopez and Mario Cruz

Tatiana Cox Lopez (37) and her husband and business partner, Mario R. Cruz (47), discuss the stresses of having a two-month-old baby during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, sustaining their family during the pandemic yet being able to establish...

“I don’t let my past define me, and I really love that you have stuck with me through all of these years.”

Our interview is about Gabby, a former foster child and her adoptive mother Karla. In the interview, the two of them talk about the beginning of their life together which includes heartfelt sentiments, life-changing moments, and memories of a unique...

James Pepper, Ward Auerbach, and William Mattle

Friends Ward Auerbach (78), James "Jim" Pepper (77), and William "Bill" Mattle (54) talk about being residents of the Fire Island Pines through the AIDS crisis. They reflect about loss, organizing, and about the work being done by younger people...

Lucien Kilonda Fataki and Teguo Djoyum

Lucien Kilonda (35) interviews his friend and colleague Teguo Djoyum (37) about Teguo's work in public health, which focuses on brain health and reducing the stigma of epilepsy, particularly in underserved regions of Africa, and ultimately the United States.

“I probably did more in one life than many people do in ten or twenty.”
January 23, 2017 App Interview

In 1974, Sue Dondiego, along with her husband Bernie and their friend Hattie Talley founded the New Jersey Foster Parent Association, now known as foster care nonprofit Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS). Sue and her biological daughter, Mary Grace,...

Jesse Tobar and Matthew Wolf

Jesse Tobar (28) talks with his friend Matthew Wolf (39) about his time as an army medic, his experience with performance at CRE Outreach and what the future holds.

Michael Anderson and Margaret Jackson

One Small Step participants Michael Anderson (59) and Margaret Jackson [no age given] discuss their respective upbringings in the Wichita and Boston area, their love of the outdoors and the countryside, and how they wish politicians would listen to everyday...