Jerry Gadek and Cammy Anderson

Colleagues, Jerry Gadek (52) and Cammy Hart-Anderson (51) have a conversation about their work helping veterans dealing with homelessness.

Duvi Matsumura and Julie Beel

One Small Step conversation partners Duvi Matsumura (50) and Julie Beel (55) talk about being mothers and how they engage with politics.

Beryl Schottenstein

Beryl Schottenstein (68) reads four of her own short stories.

Emeshe Amadé – Women’s Story

A recent college graduate reflects on her journey from a small farm outside of Memphis, Tennessee, to Chicago, to Colorado.

Theresa Marasco and Holly Burns

Theresa Holly Marasco (55) and her daughter, Holly Burns (30), reflect on their single-parent household, experiencing spaces of poverty and privilege and their hopes for the future.

Anthony Arguien and Mia Raquel

Anthony "Tony" Arguien (52) discusses his upbringing and shares his Hollywood ambitions and struggles with homelessness with new friend and StoryCorps facilitator Mia Raquel (24).

Bonnie Mitchell and Michael Ford

One Small Step partners Bonnie Mitchell (33) and Michael Ford (43) sit down for a conversation about the polarization of politics and creating change through community outreach.

Yomari's Community (en Español)

Yomari shares her story about employment, housing, and food insecurity. She reminisces how vacations back home in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic are temporary escapes from the hardships of poverty. Through her work with La Casa Norte she has...

Anne Masters and Shannon Gaule

Anne Masters (52) and Shannon Gaule (50) talk about their childhoods and their work with homeless veterans.

Kevin and his daughter talk about parenting & growing up

In this interview, me and my dad talked about many of his challenges in life and greatest moments. The topics of growing up and being a parent are very prominent during our conversation. He talks about everything from his first...

Laura Slattery and Alex Lyon

Laura Slattery (47) interviewed by Alex Lyon (28) about working for a homeless shelter and nonprofit called the Gubbio Project, growing up in Los Angeles, CA and attending Catholic school, her service in the Medical Service Corps in Hawaii, working...

Alexandria Suthard and Bella Gonzalez

Alexandria Suthard (52) speaks with new friend Bella Gonzalez (26) about how she is currently working through and processing her past military experience. She talks about dealing with PTSD symptoms, her worries about expenses, seeking a new job, dating, and...

William's Journey (en Español)

William discusses his migration from Puerto Rico to Chicago, his struggle with addiction, how to be resilient in the face of adversity, how poverty affected not only him but his family and how organizations like La Casa Norte help alleviate...

Willie Hensley and Angela Marith

Willie, a native Alaskan Iñupiaq, speaks with Angela about how the influx of Russians, Europeans and Americans into Alaska has had on their culture, health and livelihood. Outsiders unintentionally brought diseases decimating much of the native Alaskan populations. Unable to...

Daniel Lawrence and Kim Welsh

One Small Step partners Daniel "Dan" Lawrence (67) and Kim Welsh (61) share a conversation about their upbringings and their concerns about divisiveness in the US. They talk about the opioid epidemic, the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination, and their families.

Donald Mullin and Emily Jacobs

One Small Step partners Donald "Gordon" Mullin (76) and Emily Jacobs (47) share their political influences, how their views have evolved, and their hopes & fears for our country.

Erica Johnson and Randall Burns

One Small Step conversation partners Erica Johnson (51) and Randall Burns (74) talk about their political beliefs, people who share those beliefs, and issues in Alaska.

Jamie Slenker and Savannah Dominguez

Savannah Dominguez (25) and her former professor Jamie Lynn Slenker (38) talk about their library design projects they have done with the New Haven Free Public Library.