Antonio Santos and Naomi Love

Antonio Santos (48) and Naomi Love (27) discuss Antonio's early life and childhood in El Paso, Texas, including when he and a group of other students sued the U.S. Border Patrol while he was in high school. Additionally, they discuss...

Remembering Maxine McAninch Hogue in celebration of her 100th birthday

Janet Hogue Thompson (77) talks with her daughter Michelle Thompson (51) about the life of her mother Mary Maxine McAninch Hogue (1920-1993) in rural Casey County, Kentucky.

Don Millar and Nash Christian

Nash Christian (age 20) interviews his friend Don Millar (89) about Washington Island, WI and how important an education is.

"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...

Fred Kacprzynski and Miriam Newcomb

Miriam talks with her grandfather about his life growing up in a Polish-American family in upstate New York, then going to college, serving in the Peace Corps in Chile, and working for the US forest Service.

Brenden and Mandy Lozano

[Recorded Thursday, April 27th, 2023] Brenden (36) and Mandy (45) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Brenden has served in the US Army for nearly 18 years, with an interest in the American founding and military history....

Telling HERstory Podcast Bonus Episode: In Her Own Words

An excerpt from a recently rediscovered recording from December 25, 2008, where Mrs. Rosa T. Beard (1919-2010) shared in her own words, how she ended up pursuing her Master’s degree at Columbia University.

Moury Khan and Kasia Gumowski

Long-time friends Moury Khan (27) and Kasia Gumowski (27) discuss different phases of their friendship, memories made in middle school and high school, and how their respective cultural backgrounds influenced their experiences growing up.

Chantale Niyonkuru and Sara Skinner

Sara Skinner (49) interviews her friend and colleague Chantale Niyonkuru (23) about her upbringing, culture, life experiences, and journey from a refugee camp in Tanzania to graduating college in Boise, Idaho.

Shi'nali' and Life Experiences on Reservation

My Grandmother had grown up during a period of Navajo re-education during the 40s'- and 50's-. She had gotten herself off the Reservation and was able to get a Highschool and College level education. She found herself raising a family...

Danielle Varner and Paul Pierce

Danielle Patterson Varner (42) interviews her colleague Paul Pierce (68) about his career in the theater industry. They also discuss the importance of community theater as a space for storytelling and identity-building, as well as the legacy of kindness Paul...

Klymer Baylo Moves to Michigan for Education

My Aunt Klymer and I talked about how she moved from Honduras to the United States when she as eighteen-years-old where she completed high school and college in Michigan and then moved to California.

Carin Mayo and Tosca Hieftje

One Small Step conversation partners Tosca Hieftje (65) and Carin Mayo (52) discuss womanhood, pets and finding what diversity means.

Lee Harper and Norma Dobbins

[Recorded Wednesday, April 27, 2022] Lee Harper (59) and Norma Dobbins (67) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. They talked about their political narratives, families, and reflected on the influential people in their life. They touch on categorization, ignorance, motherhood,...

Holly Hatcher + Joe Gieck

[Recorded Thursday, June 9, 2022] Close friends Holly Hatcher (47) and Joe Gieck (83) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Joe, having been raised in a salt of the earth community in Oklahoma, reflects on the value...

Steven Carter and Chris Blanset

One Small Step partners Chris Blanset (36) and Steven "Steven" Carter (74) talk about their shared political values and the division Donald Trump has caused in the US.

Gina Berdeja and Mariko Early

Gina Berdeja [no age given] interviews her nephew Mariko "Riko" Early (24) about his decision to join the ROTC program in high school and his experiences with the different branches of the armed forces.

Sam and Izzy Cai
September 10, 2021 App Interview

Sam Cai (26) talks with his sister, Izzy (16) about coming to America, attending law school, and building a career. 2021-09-10 00:33:04

"A lot of teachers that I had as a child they inspired me and I was like man, I really like what they do." An interview with Brian Campbell

Meet Brian Campbell, a NASA Senior Earth Science Specialist who works with satellite missions like ICESat-2, SMAP, GPM and with the NASA GLOBE Program, including the NASA GLOBE Observer Citizen Science App. He is passionate about making the plethora of...