Bereket Erecha and Aiche Sy

[Recorded Monday, July 17, 2023] Bereket (33) and Aiche (28) have a One Small Step Conversation in Charlottesville. Bereket has 10+ years experience in peacebuilding, journalism, and public relations and is Program Advisor with Dexis Consulting Group. Aiche has 3+...

Alicia Barnes and Joseph Bowman

Alicia Barnes (49) speaks with her son Joseph "Joe" Bowman (18) about her time serving in the Navy. She shares memories of boot camp and her time at sea. She also expresses her appreciation for the organized and equitable nature...

Lilia Chavez and Niall Stallard

Lilia Gonzales Chavez (69) and Niall "Nicki" Stallard (63) talk about their political views, the Bill of Rights, and the ways their childhoods formed their current beliefs.

Stella Hodgkins, Theophilus Gregory, and William Hybl

Colleagues Stella Hodgkins (48), Theophilus Gregory (69), and William “Bill” J. Hybl [no age given] come together to discuss their impact-focused work at the El Pomar Foundation, particularly their dedication to convening and empowering communities of color.

Lisa Nutter and Denise Barreto

Friends and colleagues Lisa Nutter (58) and Denise Barreto (51) talk about the history of their relationship and their shared work on Community Impact Investment.

William Toulios and Dallis Anderson

Friends Dallis Anderson (66) and William "Bill" Toulios (43) discuss equity in the school system. Dallis was Bill's basketball coach at the school where Bill is now the superintendent.

Charles Kuner and Crispien Van Aelst

Charles Kuner (84) talks to friend Crispien Van Aelst (51) about his decades-long career as a history teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. Charles reflects on growing up in the Lawndale neighborhood, his philosophy of teaching, and the state of...

Elisabeth Lindsay-Ryan and Suni Kartha

Friends Elisabeth "Biz" Lindsay-Ryan (47) and Suni Kartha (47) talk about their work on the PTA Equity Project in their home community of Evanston, Illinois. They reflect on how they first became aware of the inequities in parent-teacher association (PTA)...

Tonia Reaves and Robin Young

Mother-in-law and daughter-in-law Tonia Reaves (51) and Robin Young (23) talk about their experiences in school. They reflect on the impact of racism on their educational upbringings, their experiences adapting to multi-racial school environments, and their hopes for future generations.

Ambar Rizwan and Daanish Rizwan

Siblings Ambar Rizwan (36) and Daanish Rizwan [no age given] discuss their childhoods, going to a predominately white High School, and expectations from their parents. Daanish describes his UX work and his efforts to bring about representation and inclusion. Ambar...