Luciana Bressan & her grandmother Sylvia Soicher

Luciana Bressan (8 yo) in Austin Tx, interviews her grandmother Sylvia Soicher (77) about her life and meeting her husband, Lulu's grandfather, Oscar Soicher (83). Plus asked about her parents, favorite place & raising her daughter (Lulu's mom, Fernanda Bressan...

Joanna & Kaitlin: On Diverse Education Informing Advocacy Work and the Effects of Open Dialogue on Pursuit of Anti-Racism

Joanna: 2020-07-27 00:14:46 Joanna (20) interviews Kaitlin (20) on her school district's representative, empathy-driven curriculum, how it informed her involvement in advocacy work, and how candid conversations can develop understanding of anti-racism.

Lynn Burrill and Cristina Ramirez

Lynn Fremed [no age given] and her One Small Step partner, Cristina Ramirez (46), discuss their experiences in Richmond and issues of class struggle, diversity, and education accessibility.

Freddie Flowers and Sista Yaa Simpson

Freddie Flowers (81) talks to her niece Yaa Simpson (44) about the maternal line of the family which came from various parts of the United States south. Freddie talks about her life and Yaa shares the results from a DNA...

Roy Engels and Gabe Kelsey

Roy Engels(84) talks with his great grandson Gabe Kelsey(18) about his childhood, time in the military reserves, how he met his wife, and his career as a teacher.

Marc DeWitt and Daniel Peoples

Daniel Peoples III (28) is interviewed by his friend and mentor Marc DeWitt (45) about his experience as a member of the African American Male Initiative and how his participation in the initiative has impacted his life.

Jenny Tan and Cherese Brauer

KIPP educators and colleagues Jenny Tan (43) and Cherese Brauer (42) discuss equitability in their model of education, share personal stories from when they were students, and aspirations for the organization.

Peter Wilson, Marcia Wilson, and Stephen Wilson

Superintendent of Lake Geneva Schools Peter Wilson (45) interviews his parents, Stephen Wilson (76) and Marcia Wilson (75), about their childhood experiences and their families. Marcia and Stephen also talk about their role models, family stories, and mutual support in...

James Rooks and John Trudelle
September 18, 2023 OSS Hub

James "Jim" Rooks (52) and John Paul "JP" Trudelle (85) sit down for a One Small Step conversation at JP's home at The Sage Living Center. They discuss moments from their own lived history: including 9/11 and the War on...

Wilfred Delphin and Chris Chandler

One Small Step partners Wilfred Delphin (71) talks with Chris Chandler (51) about their educational values, shared love of travel, their most influential people, and why someone's sexual orientation shouldn't matter in a conversation.

Mary Lanier and Joanne Low: Education, Leadership, and Family.
September 20, 2022 App Interview

Board of Directors Storytelling Project: Our fifth StoryCorps conversation is between SFV Board Members Joanne Low and Mary Lanier. Both now retired, had careers in leadership positions in education and healthcare. Mary and Joanne share with us stories about getting...

Gary Crouse and Amy Crouse

Gary Crouse (68) tells his daughter Amy Crouse (34) about his childhood and adolescence in North Carolina, his father's early death, and his relationship with his mother, as well as some additional happy and proud memories.

Robert Young and Derrick Young

Derrick Young (59) interviews his father Robert Young (82) about his life, including his childhood, work life, and family life.

Lorena Solorio and Melissa Canela

Colleagues and community leaders Lorena Solorio (44) and Melissa Canela [no age given] talk about KIPP's advocacy, community engagement, and the partner organization Melissa works for: the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.

Sarah Chesnutt and Eric Denny

The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School (HIOBS) Executive Director, Eric Denny, and Staffing Director Sarah Chesnutt talk about how they began to work at HIOBS, the value of this type of education in our world, and their excitement for courses...

The untraditional journey to social work and how vital macro social work is to the profession: Christina Mina

Christina Mina, MSW, Director of Member Services with the national association of social workers- new jersey chapter, shares how as an Egyptian-American, her lived experience led her to a chance encounter with social work opened up the door for a...

Annika Wester and Michael Wester

Annika Wester (16) talks with her father, Michael Wester (54), about his own father, growing up in Michigan and California, and how these experiences have shaped what matters to him most.

Arghavan Nawaby and Caroline Valdes

Friends Arghavan Nawaby (54) and Caroline "Leilani" Valdes (49) came together as students at the McComb’s business school Executive MBA program. The two reflect on their friendship, personal experiences that shaped their values, and their time at the University of...

Adrienne Scott-Ellis and Thomas Szalay

Friends Adrienne Scott-Ellis (53) and Thomas Szalay (67) talk about their connection to education and visual storytelling. They also talk about photography, family, and historical moments.