Shifra Sharlin and Phoebe Spanier

Shifra Sharlin (65) talks to her daughter, Phoebe Spanier (40) about the death of her brother at a young age and the impact on her life.

Imani Johnson and Kevin Johnson

Imani Johnson (21) talks to her father, Kevin Johnson (51) about his experiences growing up in Chicago and how these experiences shaped him into the man he is today. They talked about his childhood, family, and his life as a...

Emma VandeWater, Sean Tapia, and Urban Planning

Emma VandeWater is a student in the Master of Urban Planning program at the University of Kansas. Sean Tapia is a graduate of the University of Kansas and works at a planning firm in Chicago. In this interview we talked...

Julie Peck and William (Bill) Lynch

Julie Peck 72 and Bill Lynch 75 discussed the development of Bill's social justice philosophy from a Quaker high school, through law school at U of Chicago, becoming a conscientious objector after ROTC, teaching in a changing school system.

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Charles Wilson and Brandi Washington

Charlie Wilson (69) talks to his new acquaintance, Brandi Washington (18), about growing up in Mississippi, moving to the North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago in the 1970s, his family, his work, and his advice to young people on making a...

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Barbara Simon and Jay Simon

Barbara Simon (68) talks to her son James "Jay" Simon (32) about her family and memories of growing up in North Lawndale.