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Damon Young and Martin Garcia

One Small Step conversation partners Damon Young (45) and Martin Garcia (40) talk about their beliefs about the economy, religion, and local politics.

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Hawwa Youngmark and Carolyn Young

One Small Step conversation partners Carolyn Young [no age given] and Hawwa Youngmark [no age given] discuss navigating their different identities, dealing with tragedy, their faith, and their shared love of comic books.

Mustafa Ghannoum tells his daughter about hometown and family structure in the United States

Mustafa Ghannoum is an immigrant in America. He describes his hometown and his life as a child in Damascus, Syria. Mustafa tells Noran Ghannoum about his love for soccer and his views of family structures.

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Jesse Maroney and Amin Eshaiker

Jesse Maroney (37) talks with his friend and colleague at LinkOutside, Amin Eshaiker (37) about some of the biggest influences in his life growing up as a biracial child in Connecticut and spending time with his father's family in North...

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Leah Bishop , Gary Yale , and Carol Bradford

Leah Bishop (60) and her husband Gary Yale (62) talk to their friend and colleague Carol Bradford (52) about their history in philanthropy, what they hope for their children and the future.

Coming to America

In this interview conducted in November 2021 in Skokie, Illinois, Amina Khalid (14) interviews her grandfather Syed Matloob Zaidi (74). He shares his happiest and saddest moments in his life as well as living with 9 siblings. Mr. Zaidi also...

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Masroor Malik and Kimberly Hornikel

One Small Step Conversation partners Masroor Malik (50) and Kimberly Hornikel (53) talk about their different cultures, especially when it comes to faith.

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Tarik Mahdi and Yusuf Al-Rahman

Tarik Mahdi (36) and friend Yusuf Al-Rahman (41) exchange stories about the micro-aggressions they dealt with being a black Muslim and experiences where the challenged the ignorance around them.

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Sylvia Chan-Malik and Badi Malik

Spouses Sylvia Chan-Malik (46) and Badi Malik (51) talk about the garden they have created together in their backyard and how it has served them during the pandemic. The two reflect on their upbringings coming from different racial and ethnic...

The Necessary Transitions

On November 24th, 2017, in Sherman Oaks, California, fourteen year old Gehna Chugani interviewed her grandmother, Chitra Chugani about her close knit family, her childhood, and her move from Pakistan to India to the U.S.A. The happy memories from when...

Dr. Ahmed Ali & Angela Marith

Dr. Ali talks about the health disparities in the Somali community in King County, WA. Many factors the play into the disparities include language, cultural and religious (Muslim) bias and barriers. Some ways we might be able to close the...

A Conversion with an Iranian- American LGBTQ Couple: Danny and Ardalan

An insight into the life of an Iranian-American LGBTQ couple. Life in Germany versus the US as Iranian LGBTQ’s. Danny and Ardalan’s historical family business and their work running one of the first Iranian LGBTQ nonprofit organizations.

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Bonnie Wahiba and Trish Davis
October 5, 2020 OSS Hub

One Small Step conversation partners Bonnie Wahiba (67) and Trish Davis (64) talk about their views on big issues like abortion, death penalty and Donald Trump. Trish recently changed her political party. Bonnie shares a story about being disowned by...

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Art Stoltzfus and Nadia Dames

Friends and colleagues, Art Stoltzfus (63) and Nadia Dames (36), discuss the importance of interfaith relationships and the role trust plays in building interfaith community.

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Anthony McDuffie and Jesse Maroney

Anthony "Bomani" McDuffie (34) shares with his friend Jesse Maroney (37) about his life growing up in South Los Angeles, the impact of the loss of his father, and how hyper-policing and trauma from his childhood lent itself to his...

A Muslim in America

After talking with Irene Ameena I learned more about her religion, childhood, and what it’s like being a Muslim in America.

Mahjah and her mom talk about her experience immigrating to America.

In this interview, conducted on November 25, 2018 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Mahjah Chowdhury (16) interviews her mom, Mafruha Chowdhury on what it was like immigrating to America from Bangladesh. She talks about why she came, the different...