Nurses during the Covid Pandemic Dallas, TX.

We’re almost 2 months into our covid pandamic in Dallas, Texas. Here is our story - 2 nurses who work in level 1 trauma hospital in Downtown Dallas.

“Everything Just Came Crashing Down”: A Mother and Daughter Grapple With Homelessness

Ten years ago, Sandy Baker left her troubled marriage. Using what money she could scrape together, Sandy checked into a motel with her teenage daughter, Ashley. They were homeless for the next two and a half years. Recently, they came...

After Giving Up Baby, Reunion Sparks Second Chance at Motherhood

Janie Bush was just 19 years old in 1968 when she discovered she was expecting a child. After careful consideration, she decided to give her daughter up for adoption. In 2014, Janie came to StoryCorps in Dallas, Texas with her...

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Penny Curry and Megan Branch

Penny Curry (76) talks with her daughter, Megan Branch (47), about moving from California to Dallas, Texas and they share some memories from that time.

The bar was all there was. The only place we could meet – like Stonewall Inn – that was what we had.

Part 1 of 2 (This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) From a young age, Randy Moulder was a victim of sexual abuse and exploitation by neighbors, family members, and his school principal. As a teen,...

One of the most life-changing events happened on that corner. This man cared enough about a street urchin to pick him up off the street.

(This interview contains strong language and brief descriptions of sexual acts.) As a highly-attractive young gay man, Randy quickly fit into the Dallas gay bar scene, found problems with drugs, sex, and prostitution. When he prostituted in front of Dallas...

A Chat with a Resident of Inclusive Communities’ Sublease Initiative: an Answer to Voucher Discrimination

Mr. Dixon talks about how the Inclusive Communities' Sublease Initiative provided him access to housing in a low poverty desegregated area at a complex that would not take his housing voucher.

Voices of Vision: Voucher Holder Seeking Opportunities Moves Speak

Jasmonae talks about growing up in Plano as a child and the positive impact of living in a diverse community had on her after her mother moved her family from Dallas with her voucher.

Housing Mobility Counseling

Tameca, a Senior Mobility Assistance Program Counselor at ICP talks about her educational briefings for housing voucher holders and their responses when they learn that they can move outside city limits.