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One Small Step partners Brian Pressnall (63) and Luci McDowell (72) have a conversation about grandkids as a reward for having kids, leaving the country for the first time, and not feeling appreciative of anyone currently running for presidential office.
Colleagues and One Small Step partners Tracy Hall (50) and Mary Balkema (55) talk about their careers in local politics, their perspectives on public service, and the life lessons they have taken away from their work.
Coworkers Anindita "Andy" Anaam (36) and Timber Smith (49) talk about working in local government, living in Wisconsin, and how they support one another as colleagues.
A One Small Step conversation between Alexander Muromcew (59) and Kelsey Yarzab (24) at the public library in Jackson Hole, Wyoming where they discuss their beliefs and opinions around Libertarianism and Communitarianism, Capitalism and Socialism, and the role of government....
[Recorded: Friday, March 3, 2023] Ann (72) and Gregory (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ann is a representative of the White Hall District on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Gregory is an undergraduate student...
One Small Step conversation partners P "Scott" Dyvad (55) and David Ginsborg (54) discuss belief in government and media, being involved in their communities, and current political issues, such as the January 6th Capitol riot and the Defund the Police...
Betsy Hodges (51) speaks with friend and colleague Maureen Sigauke (36) about their work fighting for marginalized communities and against racism.
Former United States Senator Bob Corker [no age given] and Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Chattanooga Joda Thongnopnua [no age given] discuss the difficulties of partisan politics and the importance of uniting as a country.
One Small Step conversation partners Carmaine Ternes (62) and Tom Phillips (65) share their political values, such as education and tolerance, as well as their work in their communities.
Sean Schrader (20) shares a conversation with his mentor, Judithanne McLauchlan (53), about their experiences in politics and encouraging civic engagement.
Friends and One Small Step partners Robyn Wertheim (53) and Mary Cooksey (64) talk about their upbringings, their involvement in their communities, and the hope they have for the future.
Jose Saldana [no age given] shares with his daughter Gina Saldana [no age given] the story of how he got from Mexico to Washington State when he was 17. Jose also shares how he became a US citizen, a custodian...
Colleagues Monica Jojola (53), Gina Euell (56), and Phoebe Suina (46) reflect on their experiences as Native women business leaders and share their biggest influences and the lessons they have learned.
One Small Step conversation partners Ron Marlett (72) and Chris Powell (49) both knew each other before being paired together. In their conversation they talk about their upbringings and about the political changes taking place in Oklahoma's legislature over the...
One Small Step participants, Jan Waldron (67) and Lenn Murrelle (58), talk about their familial influences, their frustrations with our government, and their love of cycling, all while discovering they share very similar viewpoints.
One Small Step partners Michelle Deardorff (56) and Tucker McClendon (27) discuss education, their political values, and their careers.
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.
Partners, Paula Baracaldo (35) and Joe Walters (32), share a conversation about how they first met and their first impressions of one another. Paula also talks about coming to the United States from Colombia when she was twelve years old,...
One Small Step partners Joanie Schirm (73) and Elise Rolenc (50) share a conversation about their families, the public education system, and the importance of local government. They also talk about the value of finding connections with other people and...
Sabrina King (20) interviews Stephanie Williams (51) about her experience organizing and advocating for her community, reflecting on the barriers she’s overcome as a Black woman in politics and the importance of representation. In 2018, Stephanie became the first African...
Gregory White (61) speaks to new acquaintance and conversation partner Kevin Alarcon (25) about working in Decatur, Georgia as the Director of Decatur Parks and Recreation and how he has seen the Decatur community change over the years.
One Small Step conversation partners Julie Coulombe (55) and Sharon Zandman-Zeman (70) talk about their political beliefs, diversity in politics, and rigid political ideals.
Spouses Florence "Floss" Whalen (89) and Richard "Dick" Whalen (89) interview each other about their childhoods, marriage, family, and occupations.
Tammy de Weerd (60) talks with friend and colleague, Joe Borton (48), about her journey into community involvement and politics as the mayor of Meridian.
Sean Morin, a 20-year-old student from Braintree, Massachusetts, speaks with his father, Peter Morin, 61. Peter Morin works as the town administrator of Norwell, Massachusetts, a small-town South of Boston. A career in law and government has taught him a...