"Schooling" COVID-19 – Comments on how varying levels of education were affected by the pandemic

A discussion amongst family members about their experiences related to education and how they were impacted by the pandemic. Erin (25, They/Them) was furloughed from their job at the start of the pandemic, and then chose to resume college courses...

Artie Ripp's Childhood and his Place in the Music Industry

“It was very loud, greasy, noisy, and something you wanted to get away from” (0:17-0:27). On January 2nd, 2019 in Valley Village, California, Ari (15) and her grandfather, Artie Ripp, sat down to discuss his circumstances growing up and his...

Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017 with Theresa Orso

Morgan Castro interviews her maternal grandmother Theresa Orso, age 83, for the Great Thanksgiving Listen 2017. They discuss Theresa's father, her early life, college education, nursing career, family, and faith.

Mother/Daughter Interview

My mother travels out of the country often and this interview zooms into our life and how traveling has impacted her and our lives

Yolanda Rojo 1/7/18

1st interview with my mom to talk about her past and what she is grateful for.

A Brooklyn Teacher during 9/11

My mom was a teacher in Brooklyn during 9/11. She discusses what occurred in her school on that day and effects it had on NYC

High school senior Christara speaks to her teacher Jae about her struggle to pay for college and why she cannot return to Haiti.

“When you tell someone ‘go back to your country,’ you might as well be telling them, go die.” Christara, who does not qualify for DACA, opens up about her life and the first time she came out about her undocumented...

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

Interview with my Mother

In this interview, I interview my mother about her childhood, family, and memories. She explains how she wants to affect others and be remembered as someone who helped and influenced them to do better. Family has been a major part...

Teenhood in NYC in the ‘50s
November 25, 2017 App Interview

My grandmother and I talked about her experience during the UN vote on Israel, and what she was like as a teenager in NYC.

RVM Ilana Rubenfeld Part 2
October 25, 2017 App Interview

Part 2. A life of integrating the mind and the body. The importance of not giving up, but being realistic as you follow your dreams

Genealogy Project

We talked about our family's past and heritage. We also talked about my mom and my childhoods.

9/11 memory project

The events of 9/11 and now affected my Aunt Karen.

The 1980s Crack/Cocaine Epidemic in NYC

Looking at another lense of the crack/cocaine epidemic in NYC and how it has affected those.

Obama’s Inauguration

My father shares his feelings about the first Black President given the long history of oppression within the United States against people of color, in particular Black people, how he was effected about the policies of the Obama administration and...

Childhood Memories

We discussed some of the ways of life that are different from today and how some thing’s are taken for granted. today.

Teresa Gonzalez (centro) habla de como los Estados Unidos le ha dado derechos como mujer para separarse de un esposo abusivo.

“Estoy libre. Tengo libertad.” Teresa (centro) habla con su colega Mariana (izquierda.) Teresa es una cuidadora de ancianos y una madre de cuatro hijos; 3 recibieron DACA, 1 recibio un título universitario y el más joven empieza universidad este año.