Ted Christou and his American Dream

Ted Christou, my Pappou, immigrated from Greece in 1966 with his wife (my Yiayia), 2 kids, a single suitcase, and without knowing a word of English. He talks about his journey of immigration and how he achieved his American dream.

A Immigrant’s Obstacles through Life

Jagjit Singh talks about his experiences and the obstacles he faced as an immigrant to a foreign country. He touches on many topics such as family relationships, his childhood in his mother country of India, the barriers he faced as...

Yuderkis Diaz

Here's an interview of a Dominican immigrant, who arrived in 1993.

Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice

[Recorded October 7th, 2021] Diana Moreno and Marquis Rice, both undergraduate students at the University of Virginia, have a One Small Step conversation. They discuss their family backgrounds, Marquis's military service, being a first generation college student, and how their...

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Neil Rambana and Elizabeth Ricci

Spouses, Neil Rambana (52) and Elizabeth Ricci (46), reflect on the role “the American Dream” has played in their lives, discuss the work they do as immigration attorneys, and look forward to their daughters’ future.

Ricardo Saravia, interview with my father

Question that I always wanted to ask my father, since he is a first generation immigrant.

Tina Grippi tells the story of howbeing adopted affects her life to her daughter, Dani Grippi.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Sonoma, California, Dani Grippi (14) interviews her mother Tina Grippi (56) about how being adopted affects her life. Tina has always known that she was adopted and is happy that things turned...

Zaira’s Story From Ecuador
October 17, 2022 App Interview

In this interview, Zaira talks about immigrating from Ecuador and her experience within the US.

My Father

This was me talking to my dad about his Life in America

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

In this interview I speak to my mother about the American dream. We also talk about her past and inspirations for others.

Everything is Achievable

An interview with my mother as she describes what it was like coming to America and what the "American Dream" is to her.

A look Inside The Mind of My Father

this interview is about how my dad was raised and his view of the world. He also touches on his view of himself.

Interview with Maria Ruiz

In the interview there was mostly talking about Maria Ruiz’s life story and goals and ideas. Maria Ruiz was born and raised in Ecuador and talks a lot of about being raised and then coming to a different country. Also...

“Follow your dreams and don’t allow anyone or anything sway you from them”

My mom has been a huge factor of who I am as a person. Without her, I wouldn't be who I am today. I know raising children isn't easy but I am grateful she was there for me when I...

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Teri Mott and Krista Anderson

One Small Step partners Teri Mott (61) and Krista Anderson (61) talk about their personal political values, the issues that have become personal to them, and their experiences with religion.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen
November 24, 2021 App Interview

This was an interview I did with my grandma about the America dream!

The American Dream

I interviewed my mother and asked her questions about her life and the American Dream.

“Being crowned Reyna Elena made me feel blessed and honored to be apart of the Filipino culture and this tradition”

I sat down with my cousin Zharlene May Balodong to talk about her experience of coming to America and her American dream. We also talked about her memories she made back home, how American culture differs from Filipino culture, and...

The Life of an Immigrant from the Philippines

Imei Roque interviews her dad about moving to America and his experience from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo.