Patrick Groulx and Helen Rubinstein

Patrick Groulx (69) talks to StoryCorps Facilitator Helen Rubinstein (28) about his theory of “The Human Thermostat,” about overcoming his dyslexia, being an athlete at the Humana National Senior Games, 2011.

Yuhan Jiang and Cynthia Cottrell discuss community transformation and adaptation in response to the climate emergency.

Cynthia Cottrell (?) interviewed Yuhan Jiang (20), students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, about her transforming the community she lives in by creating a personal space to plant a garden. She is hoping that her garden...

Jill Shah and Zina Shah

Jill Shah (18) speaks with her older sister (25) about her childhood and young adult experience as a first-generation Indian-American woman. Zina discusses her experience with growing up in a large family, the standards that she had to live up...

"Schooling" COVID-19 – Comments on how varying levels of education were affected by the pandemic

A discussion amongst family members about their experiences related to education and how they were impacted by the pandemic. Erin (25, They/Them) was furloughed from their job at the start of the pandemic, and then chose to resume college courses...

Debbie Rindge and Chloe Echevarria

Chloe Echevarria and her conversation partner for a college course, Debbie Rindge, discuss art history, towns, and the Covid-19 virus.

Gerard Margiotta and Dylan Halbig

Gerard Margiotta (74) tells his great nephew Dylan Halbig (19) about how his family came to America, and about his life growing up. This was recorded remotely through Zoom on November 29th, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST. Warning: There is...

Verni Howard and Bert Schmale

Friends and One Small Step partners Verni W. Howard (50) and Bert Schmale (49), both from Shreveport, LA, discuss the personal experiences that shaped their political beliefs since their youth, and how, now as parents, they navigate politics and civil...

Brandy Tolbert and Sarah Padgett

Sarah Padgett (24) interviews new friend Brandy Tolbert (34) about Brandy’s childhood, her family, and her children. Brandy also talks about her role as the director of the Literacy Alliance and how she discovered her passion for literacy work.