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- personal experiences 139
- memories of growing up 117
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Colleagues, Jerry Gadek (52) and Cammy Hart-Anderson (51) have a conversation about their work helping veterans dealing with homelessness.
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 "Tony" Arguien (52) discusses his upbringing and shares his Hollywood ambitions and struggles with homelessness with new friend and StoryCorps facilitator Mia Raquel (24).
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...
A recent college graduate reflects on her journey from a small farm outside of Memphis, Tennessee, to Chicago, to Colorado.
Daughter interviewing father about his life and views on facing the end of life with a glioblastoma brain tumor at age 57.
We talked about William's journey from drug addiction and homelessness to his life today.
In this interview, Miles Oshan (17), asks Scott Oshan (55) about his upbringing in New York City, his childhood struggles, joys, and how each of these elements have influenced him throughout his life.
Since 2002, Aisha has received support from La Casa Norte. From housing advocacy to helping her receive full custody of her child, they have been a stable support for her for years.
Heather Kovar (18) interviews her mom Bernie Creaven (55) about her work as a nurse. Bernie works with homeless families in Seattle, WA.
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.
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.
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...
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....
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...
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.
Alena Rogers (39) tells Raj Kumar (37) about her past challenges with homelessness and substance abuse, and how Raj leasing her an apartment helped (in part) get her back on her feet.
Jennifer Anderson (44) talks to OSS interview partner, Rick Pfaffmann (75), about their experiences growing up and their volunteer work in their communities.
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.
John had everything, but due to terrible circumstances he became homeless. One of those awful events was a fight against throat cancer, which left him unable to talk. With the help of a friend and a sense of humor, John...
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...