Rachel Campbell and Debbie Henry

One Small Step partners Rachel Campbell (24) and Debbie Henry (37) have a conversation about the importance of telling loved ones how much you appreciate them, the first and second amendments, and the need to be proactive about gun safety.

Gloria Weston-Smart, Joyce Thomas, and Joann Bynum Johnson

Sisters Gloria Weston-Smart (66), Joyce Thomas (64), and Joann Bynum Johnson (61) reminisce about their childhood together, remember family members who have passed away, and express gratitude for the tight-knit community that they grew up in.

“In a Nut-Shell, Wise Up”

This is an interview between me, Arden Fleming, and my grandmother, Agneta Vulliet, who fought hard for her rights and is my biggest role model. She grew up in New York City with immigrant parents and finished high school and...

Sheri Lockhart and Matthew Mclarty

One Small Step conversation partners Sheri Lockhart (61) and Matthew Mclarty (44) talk about Sheri’s history of moving around, Matthew’s experiences as a veteran, their views on prejudice, and abortion.

Sarah White and Margaret Avery

One Small Step conversation partners Sarah White (53) and Margaret "Frances" Avery (62) have a conversation about their rural childhoods, their parents as big influences in their lives, and monuments coming down in Richmond.

Chineta Davis and Sara [No Name Given]

Chineta Lynn Stephens Davis (56) and Sara [No Name Given] (25) share a conversation about Chineta’s experience growing up, becoming a mother, and how she strives to create generational wealth and foster opportunities for her children. She also reflects on...

Danielle Jenkins and Marie Ballance

Danielle shares with Marie her story of always wanting to be a mother and trying for 5 years to get pregnant as a single mom. When she finally got pregnant at 41 she miscarried the baby and the trauma and...

Audio Recording of Significant Interview

Aidan Bank (14) talks with his mother, Elysa Jimenez (33) about her life being a young mother and how she overcame challenges.

Don Macrino and Patricia Macrino

Spouses, Patricia "Patty" Macrino (70) and Don Macrino (70), share memories and appreciation for each other about meeting, marrying, and building their family.

Donna Johnson and Kim Aprill

One Small Step conversation partners Kim Aprill (48) and Donna Johnson (40) have a conversation about motherhood, education, and religion.

At The End of The Day it’s All Good

November 2021, in Flint Michigan, Alyssa Northrup (15) asks their mom, Darlene Northrup (39) about her experiences growing up. The audio isn't the best, and the interview ended in both of us shrugging, but before that my mom Darlene talks...

Cathy Payne and Thomas LaBeau

Tom Labeau (69) and Cathy Payne (69) discuss their midwestern roots, early memories of politics, and the role that politics play in their familial relationships.

Daniel Baughn and Marissa Kanz

Marissa Kanz (38) talks with her ex-husband, Daniel Baughn (40), about their friendship, courtship, marriage and divorce. They talk about their shared spiritual faith, their six-year-old daughter and Daniel Baugh's coming out after they were married. They then talk about...

Erica Richardson and Julia Davis

Erica Richardson (43) and her mother Julia Davis (71) talk about Julia's memories of growing up, what she is most proud of then and now. They discuss their family history with various members having cancer and Erica's current cancer treatment.

What advice do you have for me about being a parent?

Lisa talks to her son, Ben, about the values and experiences that informed her priorities as a single mother of 3. She describes growing up in West Virginia, the challenges of raising high spirited boys, and finding strength and resilience...

Donna Manion and Claudia Tewell

Donna Manion (64) interviews her mother, Claudia Tewell (80), about her upbringing, being a single mother, her career, and her life now.

Jeff Schnell and Monica Young

One Small Step conversation partners Jeff Schnell (45) and Monica Young (29) discuss their family backgrounds and the importance of financial literacy.