Amanda Breuer and Paul Betancourt

One Small Step conversation partners Paul Betancourt (61) and Amanda "Mandy" Breuer (44) discuss agriculture, their shared love and respect for the environment and the role of state and federal government in taking action towards climate change.

William Anderson StoryCorps Interview

My grandfather and I talk a little bit about family history, generational values, and the meaning of legacy.

The Adjustments that Maria Bruno Faced

In this interview, conducted on November 5, 2021 in Orange, California, Yesenia Portillo (19) Interviews her mother (47) about mother growing up. Maria reminisces about her childhood stories. Maria describes what it was like to fall in love with the...

A Message to my Dad on his 80th Birthday

My Dad was approaching his 80th Birthday and I was headed to my parents' house to take them to dinner to celebrate. When I say "celebrate", I don't mean to say that there was going to be a great deal...

Brianna Williams and Johnetta Yulfo

In this interview, we talked about memories, hard and good times in life, future, past and values of a great person to look up to.

Trinh Jones and Tim Jones

Spouses, Trinh Jones (59) and Tim Jones (58), talk about their contrasting childhoods in Saigon, Vietnam and Troy, Missouri, as well as the shared values that bring them together. They also reminisce about their early relationship, raising their two sons,...

Demetrix Rostick-Owens and Kennedy Owens

Demetrix Rostick-Owens (45) shares a conversation with her daughter, Kennedy Owens (15), about Kennedy’s experiences in middle school and high school, her passions, her plans for the future, and what she hopes to accomplish.

Yamila Sami-Geng interviews Michael Sayfou

We talked about Michael's family, life growing up, morals and people close to him. He told me about his parents and life lessons they have taught him. He told me about his siblings and his relationship with each of them....

Harry Troncin-Cultural Conversations

Grace Troncin interviews Harry Troncin about his life, values, and hopes for the future.

Investigating Hayden

Interview of Hayden’s life and her values

Person Of Inspiration

Eduardo Lasso-Interviewer Rodrigo Lasso-Interviewee Moving to US Cultural Diversity Family

Charles Lockwood and Jay Wolfson

Jay Wolfson (70) shares a conversation with his friend and colleague, Dr. Charles Lockwood (67), about Charles’s career, his leadership, the moral compass that guides his work, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shirley Lefever and Gordon Bassham

One Small Step partners Shirley Lefever (61) and Gordon Bassham (75) share a conversation about the most influential people in their lives, their values, their work, and their concerns and hopes for the future.

forrest faircloth interview

I interviewed my dad, Forrest Faircloth who is 42. My name is Ivy and i’m 15. We mostly talked about his life and his advice for future generations.

To Future Generations

We talked about the values and lessons that Erik has learned growing up. We also discussed his hope for future generations and what he wants to teach to the kids/teens he interacts with or in general.

Gunner Hodgson and Jackie Cason

One Small Step conversation partners Gunner Hodgson (33) and Jackie Cason (60) discuss their backgrounds, personal political values, and reflect on people who share similar political beliefs.

Through Her Eyes

A 36 year old mother interviews her pre-teen daughter on her life's perspective and values and the influences that has played a part in her life this far.

Eleanore Powell and Lyn Rucker

Lyn Rucker (71) recalls to her daughter Eleanore "Colgan" Powell (25) her involvement with the Civil Rights movement and disability activism.

Nancy shares stories that lead her to a life philosophy of "if now now, when?"

Nancy lives in San Francisco for her everyday life because of the beauty, diversity, and accessibility, but her soul belongs to the cabin in MN that's been in her family for decades. She shares stories on family, values, and planning...

Jake Van Yahres and Jason Spellman

One Small Step conversation partners Jason Spellman (33) and Jake Van Yahres (32) discuss how growing up around Charlottesville, Virginia and attending Virginia Commonwealth University influenced them.