Ivan’s Story: Urban Survivalist

Ivan’s story of being an urban survivalist in Atlanta, GA and his work to help people get healthy food with Concrete Jungle.

Neighborhood Equity and Latino Urbanism in Dallas, TX

A discussion about the Latino experience in Dallas, TX, small business owners and the threat of housing displacement in Oak Cliff neighborhoods with Jennifer Rangel, urban planner and author of "A Geographical Examination of Urban Planning - Oak Cliff as...

Is housing a right? Let’s talk about public housing, private and the shelter.

My mom and I discuss the human right to housing and the thoughts that we have regarding the different environments that we have experienced throughout our lifetimes.

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Sonja Trauss and Christine Johnson

Friends and former political rivals Christine Johnson (38) and Sonja Trauss (38) share their views on housing issues in the Bay Area, how coronavirus impacts housing and the challenges that came with being mothers to young children during a political...

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Amy Howell and Luca Coletāo

Amy Howell (46) shares a conversation with her husband, Luca Coletāo [no age given], about how they first met, their time in Paris together, their decision to move to North Carolina, their son, and their hopes for the future.

Week 6 Workbook assignment: Alejandro Rivas

Talking 1 on 1 with a Program Assistant at McConnell hall about family, helping others, where he grew up, and what he wants to do in the future

the power of support

My dad had a hard life trying to take care of family while pursuing his own dreams. Even without the support of close ones, he pushed through and made it to the U.S., achieving his goals and setting new ones...

Dr. Imani Woody Macko and Maria Santiago

Dr. Imani Woody (68) relates her life history to Maria Santiago (34). She describes growing up in segregated Washington, D.C.; living through the civil rights movement; her mother's early and preventable death; and reflects on the American race riots of...

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...

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Deirdre Sekulic and Bernice Asamoah

Deirdre Sekulic (45) sits down with co-worker Bernice Asamoah (31) to discuss how they came to work with the homeless population, and why the job is meaningful to them.

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Debra Irwin and Susan Lieblich

Debra (54) talks with her psychiatrist and friend Susan (59) about her experience with bipolar disorder and growing up with Queens, NY, and their close bond. They also talk about how they both came to Fountain House, a nonprofit organization...

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Barbara Parsons and Youlonda McCullough-Jackson

Barbara "Abbie" Parsons (76) shares a conversation with her friend, Youlonda McCullough-Jackson (51), about their experiences with the injustice in Arkansas lack of renters' rights and protections.

Aisha's Commitment

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.

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Bronte Sorotsky and Eddie Huijon

Friends and classmates Bronte Sorotsky (22) and Eddie Huijon (24) discuss the pros and cons of living in San Francisco as a college student.

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Allison Tant and Courtney Atkins

Longtime friends Allison Tant [no age given] and Courtney Atkins [no age given] sit down for a conversation about their advocacy work, their parents, their children, and the strong women who inspired them to become the community leaders they are...