Jered Cooper and Reese Barrett

[Recorded: September 29, 2022] Jered (20) and Reese (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Jered is an undergraduate student at the University of Virginia. He loves to delve into fiscal policy and foreign affairs topics, an...

Emma Blumberg and Femi Shaikh

[Recorded: Tuesday, February 20, 2024] UVA students Emma Blumberg (19) from Long Island, New York, and Femi Shaikh (20) from Lorton, Virginia recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course Democracy and Public Service. During this conversation,...

Anna Hoffman and Diego Garcia-Moros

Diego Garcia-Moros (21) from Houston, Texas and Anna (22) from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania participated in a One Small Step conversation. We explored themes related to the volatility of political identity and how it changes over time. It was very interesting.

Tsomo Narayama and Abigail Hendrickson

UVA Students Abigail Hendrickson (22) from Virginia Beach and Tsomo Narayama (22) from Arlington recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their ""Lead From Anywhere"" Batten course. They did not get into specific political stances for the most...

Jane Doe and Janet Doe

UVA students recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course Lead From Anywhere. The major themes that we explored were identity and ideological beliefs. We had similar beliefs about the importance of kindness and respect in guiding...

Aiden McNerney and Adam Ashley

UVA students Aiden McNerney (18) and Adam Ashley (22) talked about their childhoods, majors and academic experiences. They explored their family backgrounds and how those relationships influenced their political views. They both had liberal leanings and explored how they navigated...

Nancy Barlowe and Cameron Madden

[Recorded: Thursday, February 29, 2024] UVA students Nancy (20) from the Fairfax, Virginia area and Cameron (20) from the Richmond, Virginia area recorded a One Small Step conversation as a part of their course "Democracy and Public Service." They talked...

Jane Motta and Raya Jabboure

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 19th, 2024] UVA students Jane Motta (22) from Fredericksburg, VA and Raya Jabboure (21) from McLean, VA recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course (Lead from Anywhere). We discussed how our parents and...

Kamell Minor and Al Pola

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 19th, 2024] Al Pola, a 64-year-old from Charlottesville, VA, and Kamell Minor, a 20-year-old from St. Louis, MI, shared their personal experiences with in-group identity and acceptance, emphasizing the need for empathy and open-mindedness in creating inclusivity....

Lillian Rojas and Rebecca Skoler

UVA students Rebecca Skoler (22) from Boston, MA and Lillian Rojas (21) from Manassas, VA recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course Lead From Anywhere. During their conversation, they discussed their political ideologies and where those...

Stephanie Lowenhaupt and Sarah Goraya

[Recorded: Thursday, February 2nd, 2023] Stephanie (68) and Sarah (19) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Stephanie is a retired nurse and research coordinator from Charlottesville and Sarah is a Second Year at the University of Virginia...

Maggie Polistina and Ellie Maruca

[Recorded: Friday, September 15th, 2023] Maggie Polistina (19) from Westchester, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut and Ellie Maruca (19) from Richmond, Virginia participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at...

Lydia Smith and Jordan Perez

[Recorded: Tuesday, September 19th, 2023] Lydia Smith (19) from South Hill, Virginia, and Jordan Perez (19) from Harrisonburg, Virginia participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Lydia shares...

Caleb Kuo and Andrew Chand

[Recorded: Tuesday, September 12th, 2023] Caleb (19) from Fairfax, Virginia and Andrew Chand (19) from rural Ohio participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Andrew shares about the...

RB + JH

UVA Students JH (22) from Abingdon, VA and RB (22) from Houston, TX recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their Lead from Anywhere Course. JH and RB started the conversation with in in-depth discussion about how our...

Mila Snyder and Brian Warden

[Recorded: Thursday, February 22, 2024] UVA students Brian Warden (19) from Morgantown, WV and Jamila Snyder (19) from Pittsburg, PA recorded a one small step conversation as part of their course Public Service and Democracy. They discussed that both of...

Dan Shantler and Debbi Meslar-Little

[Recorded: October 19, 2022] Dan and Debbi have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Dan served for 20 years in the United States Air Force, beginning his career as a telephone maintenance technician and retiring as a Master...

Eujine Kim and Keisha Thomas

[Recorded: Monday, February 26, 2024] UVA students Keisha Thomas (19) from Fredericksburg, VA and Eujine Kim (20) from Lynchburg, VA recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course, UNST 1410. They began by connecting through their shared...

Shannon Dinkler and Eliza Sanusi

[Recorded: Wednesday, March 20th, 2024] UVA students Shannon Dinkler (21) from Virginia Beach, VA and Eliza Sanusi (22) from Charlottesville, VA recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course, Lead from Anywhere. Shannon and Eliza discussed their...

Grace B and Walker W

[Recorded: Monday, February, 19, 2024] UVA students Grace B (20) from Herndon, VA and Walker W (19) from Fairhope, AL recorded a One Small Step Conversation as part of their course 'Democracy and Public Service.' Grace had spent time in...

Evan Crowne and Lyla Denny

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 19th, 2024] UVA Students Evan Crowne (22) from Virginia and Lyla Dennny (22) from Wyoming/Connecticut recorded a One Small Step conversation as a part of their course Lead from Anywhere. They discussed political influences in their childhood,...

Blair Christensen and Darby Cain

[Recorded: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024] Blair Christensen, a 22-year-old from Charlottesville, VA and Darby Cain, a 71-year-old from Sheffield, England, discussed their personal beliefs and values, including social innovation, climate change, and access to abortion. They shared their personal experiences...

Arden Luthy and Hewan Kasie

[Recorded Monday, February 19, 2024] UVA students Arden Luthy (19) and Hewan Kasie (19) recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course 'Democracy and Public Service.' Some of the major themes that they explored in their conversation...

Shreya Damidi and Caroline Chauza

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 19, 2024] UVA students Shreya Damidi (21) from Northern Virginia and Caroline Chauza (21) from Dallas, Texas recorded a One Small Step conversation as part of their course "Lead from Anywhere". They discussed how Caroline's educational background...

Mark Lorenzoni and Luke Gioiosa

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 21st, 2023] Mark (67) and Luke (33) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mark opened Charlottesville's hallmark running store, Ragged Mountain Running and coaches running for the community. Luke served in the Peace Corps...