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- homelessness 492
- personal experiences 157
- memories of growing up 131
- social beliefs and practices 125
- memories of former times 99
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- La Casa Norte 3
- Salvation Army 2
- ANCSA 1
- Azusa Pacific University 1
- Bob Hope Veteran Support Program 1
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Meghan McCullough is interviewed by her mentor Heather Kristin. Meghan tells stories about her relationship with her father, going to Knick’s basketball games, seeking an autograph from David Lee. Heather relates how she grew up with a single mother in...
Elaine Turner Lamb talks with her colleague, Cristi Hebert about creating her own sense of home, especially in light of her life traveling, and recreating a home again and again, and especially the importance of story.
Ivan’s story of being an urban survivalist in Atlanta, GA and his work to help people get healthy food with Concrete Jungle.
Martin Kelliher (54) and Father Bill Creed SJ (77) talk about how they came to know each other, and Martin's journey from being imprisoned for attempted burglary, to the successful person that he is today.
Ruby tells her daughters Jill and Jennifer about being adopted, meeting their father, and later finding her birth mother
Nicholas Cochran (27) speaks with his friend Uneeke Ferguson (21) about their involvement at the House of Hagar Catholic Worker Community in Wheeling, WV, and how those experiences have informed their faith. Both discuss their childhoods and the lessons they...
James Bignall (56) talks with Chris Pruett (61) about Chris's experience being homeless. Christ relates how he navigates being homeless and ideas for how to help the homeless.
This interview is with Laura who used to work at the Delores Project. She shares the positive benefits bringing nature into homeless shelters has on the people who utilize them.
Douglas Gordon (45) talks with his friend, Zach Thomason (33), about what his life was like at the height of his addiction, his experience of recovery, and how he's helped him in his own recovery process.
A professor and her former student recall the events that led them to address homelessness.
Conducted in Santa Cruz, California, student Kayla Penny (age 15) interviews Susan Fisher (age 45) about a childhood story and the effect it had on Susan’s future. Fisher shares her story of dealing with individuals troubled with mental health such...
Aisha Owens (36) is interviewed by her case manager Kristen Kelly (27) about her thoughts on poverty, homelessness, rent hikes, and her journey finding stable housing at La Casa Norte.
A conversation on the dehumanization of homelessness in America
Andrew Costa is 25 years old and was previously in several homeless shelters until he found a permanent home at Menlo Family Housing. He was adopted in Germany by Italian parents and lived most of his life in Long Island....
Mark Horvath (53) is interviewed by his friend Liz Strauss (62) about his transition from working in the television industry to being homeless. Mark now works with the homeless documenting their stories.
Sakhone Lasaphangthong (46) talks to StoryCorps interviewer Syma Mohammed (34) about coming to the US as a refugee, being incarcerated, and his current work with houseless people.
Steve Erickson (60), Patricia Erickson [no age given] and their long lost friend Hannah Mitchell (35) discuss how they reconnected after decades, during which Hannah had seemed to disappear with her schizophrenic mother. They describe how they were finally able...
Gloria Johnson (72) speaks with her friend Corianna Moffatt (33) about several experiences that led to her becoming a social worker in Boston, MA. Despite the odds of growing up in segregated Camden, AR, and overcoming a terrible experience of...
Jennifer Anderson (44) talks to OSS interview partner, Rick Pfaffmann (75), about their experiences growing up and their volunteer work in their communities.
Evan Bednarz (30) talks with his colleague William Kershnar (24) about the role religion and faith play in the social justice movement. They talk about the work they do in the Catholic Worker House in Houston, the complexity of the...
Vivian Garcia (43) tells her friend and bandmate Bill Garcia (31) about growing up homeless in Texas, moving to Chicago, and developing a passion for the arts.
Registered Nurse Arminda Perez (63) talks to her colleague Libby Echeverria (41) about how she got her current position and what she hopes everyone can learn about homelessness.
One Small Step conversation partners Mandy Schuman (48) and Shane Price (52) share about their upbringings in Texas, how they have shaped their religious beliefs, and what they hope to see in their community moving forward.
Dr. Bobbi Alba shares her new inspirational memoir about multiple sudden atypical losses. Topics include: cancer, loss of child, domestic violence, mental illness, homelessness, alcoholism, pet loss, transgender youth, and leaving a living legacy.