Grishma Shah, Reveca Torres, and Matt Lauterbach

Reveca Torres (34) talks with her co-directors, Matt Lauterbach (36) and Grishma Shah (33) about founding a film festival for people with disabilities. They talk about their inspirations and Matt finds out that Grishma has a prosthetic limb.

Rita Blank and Barbara Goldstein

Friends and colleagues, Rita Blank (71) and Barbara Goldstein (63), reflect on how being children of Holocaust survivors has affected their lives and perspectives and discuss their work at the Holocaust Education Resource Council.

Amber Sherman and Ayanna Watkins

Friends and colleagues Ayanna Watkins (45) and Amber Sherman (29) share how they met through organizing in Memphis, the role of religion in their lives and work, and the importance of community care.

Shaun Walls and Jacqueline Armendariz Unzueta

Friends and colleagues Shaun Walls (43) and Jacqueline "Jax" Armendariz Unzueta (36) speak about their work as community organizers in the Southeast and South Side neighborhoods of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Charliemae Towbridge and Cheryl Price

Charliemae Towbridge (80) is interviewed by her daughter Cheryl Price (59) about her life living in Chicago, her career in community organizing, and her faith.

Air Gallegos and Omar Carrera

Air Gallegos (33) and colleague from The Canal Alliance, Omar Carrera (47) center their conversation around the impact of Covid-19 on their Latinx community in The Canal in Marin County, CA. The colleagues speak to the systematic inequities that are...

Reza Nekumanesh and Linda Gleason

One Small Step conversation partners Reza Nekumanesh (46) and Linda Gleason (63) talk about their work in the Fresno community, interfaith work, and their hopes for Fresno's future.

Sundra Flansburg and Robin Bumbera

One Small Step partners, Sundra Flansburg (63) and Robin Bumbera (60), share about their experience as mothers, what they find important, and how visiting Central American and Caribbean countries have shaped their views about politics and poverty.

Alan Balsam and Sheila Decter

Friends and colleagues Alan Balsam (69) and Sheila Decter (82) discuss the history of Community Servings, and reflect upon what the organization has been able to achieve.

Roniece Gilkey and Janessa Jordan

Roniece Gilkey (49) speaks with the teacher of three of her sons, Janessa Jordan (32), about changes in education during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the extra burdens that students, teachers, and parents have all had to take on.

Lisa Cuestas and Nadia Morehouse

Colegas y amigas Lisa Cuestas (39) y Nadia Morehouse (43) hablan sobre el impacto que ha tenido The New Children's Museum en San Diego en sus vidas y en las de sus hijos. También hablan específicamente acerca del trabajo que...

Fighting for neighborhood equity in the Tenth Street Historic District, a Freedman’s Town

Ms. Cox, President of the Tenth Street Residential Association, shares her memories and an urgent message to preserve the neighborhood. The Tenth Street Historic District is one of the few Freedman's towns left in the City of Dallas.

Speed Leas and Christy Hightower

Speed Leas talks about his distinguished career as a United Church of Christ minister. Throughout his career he made significant contributions to civil rights and peace making in the communities in which he served, as well as within the many...

Heather Wall Gutknecht, Peter Gutknecht, And Ray Wall

Heather Gutknecht: 2020-12-30 17:14:28 Ray Wall (80) talks to his daughter, Heather Gutknecht (52) and grandson Peter Gutknecht (17) about his childhood, life experiences, and lessons he has learned.

Nausheen Rajan and Andrew McDonald

Nausheen Najan (27) is interviewed by her colleague and friend Andrew McDonald (25) about growing up in Florida, her parents' migration journey, being a graduate student at Princeton, the impostor syndrome, and her work as cofounder of Ismailis Rise Up.

Moving beyond ourselves and the general population to get community mobilized: Mitchell Kahn

As a social work pioneer in New Jersey, Mitchell Kahn, MSW, shares the heart behind community organizing and grassroots movements. After spending over 40 years at Ramapo College of New Jersey and serving as the director of the Baccalaureate Social...

David Bautista Gonzalez and Daniel Dominguez

One Small Step conversation partners David Bautista Gonzales (21) and Daniel Dominguez (43) dive into their different lived experiences. They find commonalities in their experiences growing up in Mexican-American culture and understanding the bittersweetness of being a first generation college...

Walter Davis and Bill Fields

Life Partners Walter Davis (64) and Bill Fields (55) talk about the one room school houses, the Peace Corps, their Unitarian Universalist Church, and other places where they’ve found a sense of community and what the word means to them.