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.

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.

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...

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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.

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Michael Wilcox and Richard Lynch

Colleagues Michael Wilcox (35) and Richard Lynch (53) share a conversation about their work at Re-entry Alliance Pensacola (REAP), how they came to that work, and about homelessness in Pensacola.

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

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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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Sally Dishman and Jeremy Pruitt

Sally Dishman (23) interviews her coworker Jeremy Pruitt (38) about topics ranging from his feelings on garden gnomes to his experience being on the board of Eden Village at the Gathering Tree in Springfield, Missouri.

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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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Cecilia Airaldi and Luisa Scioli

Friends Cecilia Airaldi (56) and Luisa "Ellie" Scioli (73) reflect on their friendship and time living in the YWCA Brooklyn. They discuss their stories that brought them there, their families, gender roles, and being survivors.

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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.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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Lymon Sanderson and Robert McCord

Best friends Lymon Sanderson (51) and Robert McCord (56) share a conversation about their experiences with addiction, homelessness, recovery, and finding homes. They also discuss the roles family, friendship, and God play in their lives.

Lori Morimoto and Sue Marguerite Dootson

Lori Morimoto and Sue Marguerite Dootson have a One Small Step conversation. Lori is a professor at the University of Virginia, and Sue is a children's book author. They talk about their shared experience of spending much of their life...

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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.