Monique Emond and Isabel Lafrance-Melendez

[Recorded: Friday, July 21, 2023] This One Small Step conversation was recorded in Charlottesville, Virginia as part of the Sorensen Institute’s summer High School Leaders Program in 2023. Monique Emond (17) is from Warrenton and Isabel Lafrance-Melendez is from Henrico....

David Larbi and Judy "Chess" Cheserek

[Recorded Monday, July 17, 2023] David (26) and Chess (34) have a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville. David is from Ghana and is a human rights activist advocating for youth empowerment and LGBTQIA+ rights across the African continent. Chess...

Martha Ward on Adaptability through Life

Martha Ward — a remarkable woman who has grown in so many ways through different phases in her life — discusses her childhood, raising a family, career, and values to live by.

Interview with MAGI

in this interview Magi shares stories from her romantic life, childhood, her big family and her career.

Living History Project

I interviewed my Aunt Edie on her experiences during the Vietnam war and her opinions she holds regarding the conflict. We discussed how she views the war, her experiences in the Moratorium March, and her experiences while visiting Vietnam.

Leena Fraihat and Diana Razumova

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 14th, 2023] Leena (20) and Diana (16) participated in the Karsh Institute of Democracy's first international One Small Step conversation. Leena is a second-year undergraduate student at UVA, and Diana is a high school student from currently...

Marianne Kast and Jason Johnson

One Small Step partners Marianne Kast (70) and Jason Johnson (50) have a conversation comparing their experiences working in education and with school resource officers. They talk about the importance of voting and not engaging in political discussions online.