Lee Gray and Ellen Awe

One Small Step participants Ellen Awe (62) and Lee Gray (60) talk about their faith, trans children, abortion, and believing in the goodness of people.

Steve Desroches and Michelle Axelson

Steve Desroches (48) talks to Michelle Axelson (45) about her move to Provincetown, Massachusetts where she is known for her activism and as the owner of the historic and iconic feminist bookstore Womencrafts.

Phyllis Rosen and Isabella Gonzalez

New friends and conversation partners Phyllis Rosen (74) and Bella Gonzalez (25) discuss Phyllis' experience with abortion, the impact of her trauma, the evolution of her trauma over time, the healing process, and what it means to tell abortion stories...

Meghan Daniel and Aalap Bommaraju

Meghan Daniel (31) has a conversation with friend and colleague Aalap Bommaraju (34) about their research work with Chicago Abortion Fund advocating for reproductive justice.

Sandra Ginsburg and Patrick Cameron

One Small Step partners, Sandra Ginsburg (69) and Patrick "Myles" Cameron (41) learn about one another's influences growing up, experiences with religion, and what policies they want to see supported by the government.

Dave McNaughton and Gary Brewer

One Small Step partners Dave McNaughton (69) and Gary Brewer [no age given] discuss gun violence in the United States, their personal political values, and what changes they hope to see in the US government.

Nara Garber and Cassandra Neyenesch

Nara Garber (52) tells her new acquaintance Cassandra Neyenesch (52) about her experience having an abortion after her divorce, connecting with her stepdaughters, and the work she's done as a Documentarian.

Karen Robu and Teresa Kerwick

One Small Step partners Karen Robu (55) and Teresa Kerwick (70) sit down for a conversation about 9/11's impact on theirs and the world's spiritual needs, joining and lapsing in faith, and their thoughts on abortion.

Aaron Clark and Devon Thomas Lee Julian

One Small Step conversation partners Aaron Clark (27) and Devon Thomas (37), both pastors, discuss faith, issues of identity and abortion.

Linda Carter + Jeff Carter

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Linda Carter () and Jeff Carter (Col '92) sit down to record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Linda shares the influence growing up in a conservative, Christian household has had on her...

Faith Martin and Lisa Tanner

One Small Step partners Faith Martin (48) and Lisa Tanner (55) discuss their concerns about political polarization, how we can make political dialogue more productive, and the power of Gen Z.

Mark Brauer and Lisa Jiardini

One Small Step partners Mark Brauer (59) and Lisa Jiardini (55) discuss their beliefs and find common ground despite belonging to different political parties.

Jonathan Zelinger and Sherron Magyar

One Small Step partners Jonathan Zelinger (26) and Sherron Magyar (75) have a conversation about impactful moments within their lives and how patriotism is perceived.

Cynthia Budge and David Loy

One Small Step conversation partners Cynthia "Cindy" Budge (68) and Dave Loy (69) sit down for an in person conversation to talk about their lives, their opinions, and beliefs, and find some common ground. Their conversation focuses on gender roles...

Across the Border: Abortion Laws and Feminism

Hello everyone, in this interview I had the honor of interviewing my friend Arantxa Rangel, an activist for abortion rights and women’s rights in both El Paso and Ciudad Juarez to discuss the different perspectives of the laws and her...

Felicia Fett and Dana Salkowsky

One Small Step partners Felicia Fett (55) and Dana Salkowsky (52), discuss Buddhism, their mutual appreciation for NPR, and their concerns about current political divisions.

Chris Smith and Michael Stohrer

One Small Step partners Christopher Smith (55) and Michael Stohrer (38) talk about the separation of church and state, the role religion plays in polarization, and holding the government accountable.

Monica Kales and Pat Ragains

One Small Step conversation partners Pat Ragains (63) and Monica Kales (64) talk about world events during their lifetime which have caused their political values to shift. They also discussed how family values, including religion, have shaped their politics and...

Kristin Beasley and Ric Leczel

One Small Step conversation partners Ric Leczel (57) and Kristin Beasley (54) discuss Gen X identity, methods of advocacy and social change, race, incarceration, misogyny, and abortion access.