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Partners, Marcellus Harper (38) and Kevin Thomas (53) reflect on how they came to work in ballet, the lack of representation of people of color in dance, why they felt it important to found Collage Dance Collective.
Davis [no last name given] (16) talks with StoryCorps Facilitator, Nalani Saito (24) about growing up in West Tennessee, his service work, and what he hopes to do in the future.
Eyleen Farmer (68) interviews her coworker, Loretta Mobley (54), about the influential women in her life and how she has used her own strength and faith in God to handle life’s curveballs.
Ray Martinez (26) speaks with his friend Brie Jackson (24) about moving to New York, coming from small towns in the midwest, family, culture, and rebelling as youth.
Edward Rivera (24) speaks to his friend Jaylen Strong (19) about their summers, roommate drama, childhood memories, family, identity, and beans.
Gerry Dupree (60) and his mother, Nell Thomas (79), reflect on their family, recalling memories of the house in which they both grew up, the love they gave and received, and the distance that’s come between their loved ones recently.
Saul-Yuan Calvillo (25) and their colleague and friend, Vei Darling (24), talk about life and communities in New York, queerness, and the city’s influence on identity.
Yancy Villa Calvo (43) talks with her husband, Mauricio Calvo (44), and daughter, Carolina Calvo (13), about their experiences being Mexican immigrants and newly naturalized Americans, and how they aspire to help others through their artistic and political efforts.
Carol Jue (50) and her sister, Anna Chiang (47), talk about their family’s love for basketball, food as a way to show love, and continuing the traditions and legacy of their parents.
Gregory Edgar Harrell [age not given] interviews his friend Michael Phelps (53) about reconnecting and rekindling their friendship a month ago, after having gone to high school together and having attended their prom in the same group of friends back...
Andy Dang Nguyen [no age given] talks to his wife, Julie Schauble-Nguyen (57), about growing up in Vietnam, escaping to the U.S. after the Fall of Saigon, and his service in the U.S. Navy.
Ted Chung (42) and Leo Wong (27) speak about their college experiences going away from home, what inspired them to do the work they do now and their hopes to see more diversity in the industry.
Willie K. Ito, Jr. (85) talks with his son, Vince Ito (60), about his internment at the Topaz War Relocation Camp and his career as an animator at Walt Disney Studios.
Friends Brendan Chan (30) and Kevin Giffin (28) speak about meeting in college, how their friendship has developed, the current work they do and their desire to see more diverse representation.
Victoria Onuzuruike (24) speaks with Veronica Penaloza Wolfermann (25) about their upbringing, what they hope to leave as a family legacy and their hopes for future of their careers.
Brandon Lee Heard (24) speaks with his colleague Lemu Coker (38) about their life paths, dystopian science fiction closing in on reality, “spending your privilege,” and identity.
Christena J. Pyle (35), founder of the Ad Color conference, speaks with her close friend, Neisha Tweed Bell (37) being black women in the workplace, the challenges they face with showing vulnerability and wanting to transform workplace culture.
Cherish Lee (25) speaks to her friend Jack Sloman (26) about dealing with perseverance, shyness, impostor syndrome, and lack of validation while finding a voice as they went on their respective journeys of immigration and gender exploration.
Candace D. Queen (32) speaks with her friend Earl “E.J.” Jordan Stancil (26) about how their friendship has developed, their identity formation as they get older, and their personal and professional aspirations for the future.
Susan Staine (31) and her sister, Michelle Staine (40), talk about growing up together, their lifelong love for reading, and their family.
John Clay (48) speaks with his co-worker Rebecca Petner (30) about his experiences visiting his grandparents in Ulm, Germany, during the 1980s, and visiting the Berlin Wall.
Cindy Dunkle (60) and her husband Samuel M. Dunkle (59) recall memories of their time in the Army being stationed in divided Germany, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the beginnings of their relationship.
Jonah Mccoy (20) and OSS conversation partner, Kyla “Alex” Jones (21) discuss their political ideas, how they perceive the current political environment, and civic engagement.