James Rooks and John Trudelle
September 18, 2023 OSS Hub

James "Jim" Rooks (52) and John Paul "JP" Trudelle (85) sit down for a One Small Step conversation at JP's home at The Sage Living Center. They discuss moments from their own lived history: including 9/11 and the War on...

Peter Wilson, Marcia Wilson, and Stephen Wilson

Superintendent of Lake Geneva Schools Peter Wilson (45) interviews his parents, Stephen Wilson (76) and Marcia Wilson (75), about their childhood experiences and their families. Marcia and Stephen also talk about their role models, family stories, and mutual support in...

Annika Wester and Michael Wester

Annika Wester (16) talks with her father, Michael Wester (54), about his own father, growing up in Michigan and California, and how these experiences have shaped what matters to him most.

Arghavan Nawaby and Caroline Valdes

Friends Arghavan Nawaby (54) and Caroline "Leilani" Valdes (49) came together as students at the McComb’s business school Executive MBA program. The two reflect on their friendship, personal experiences that shaped their values, and their time at the University of...

Adrienne Scott-Ellis and Thomas Szalay

Friends Adrienne Scott-Ellis (53) and Thomas Szalay (67) talk about their connection to education and visual storytelling. They also talk about photography, family, and historical moments.

Mary Lanier and Joanne Low: Education, Leadership, and Family.
September 20, 2022 App Interview

Board of Directors Storytelling Project: Our fifth StoryCorps conversation is between SFV Board Members Joanne Low and Mary Lanier. Both now retired, had careers in leadership positions in education and healthcare. Mary and Joanne share with us stories about getting...

Lynn Burrill and Cristina Ramirez

Lynn Fremed [no age given] and her One Small Step partner, Cristina Ramirez (46), discuss their experiences in Richmond and issues of class struggle, diversity, and education accessibility.

Lorena Solorio and Melissa Canela

Colleagues and community leaders Lorena Solorio (44) and Melissa Canela [no age given] talk about KIPP's advocacy, community engagement, and the partner organization Melissa works for: the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.

The untraditional journey to social work and how vital macro social work is to the profession: Christina Mina

Christina Mina, MSW, Director of Member Services with the national association of social workers- new jersey chapter, shares how as an Egyptian-American, her lived experience led her to a chance encounter with social work opened up the door for a...