Louisa Brady and Rachel Anne Brown

Louisa Brady and Rachel Anne Brown are friends and co-workers who met at the International Center in New York City. They had a conversation about their families, what their lives were like growing up, their relationships with their boyfriend/fiance, and...

Frank Garrott and Pattye Hicks

Frank Garrott (59) tells coworker Pattye Hick (53) about his path to becoming the CEO of Gladney Center for Adoption. They discuss Frank's adopted children, his experience transitioning from the for-profit to non-profit world and his hopes for Gladney.

Adrian Montague and James Shuttleworth

Co-Founders of Flint Soup, Adrian Montague (33) and James Shuttleworth (36) reflect on starting Flint Soup, why this kind of non-profit work was important to them, and the kinds of impact they've achieved.

Chrysta Forrest and Merikate Alexander

Colleagues Merikate Alexander (32) and Chrysta Forrest (63) discuss their daily lives as school social workers and how they support students and families in fulfilling immediate needs.

Patti Victor and Greg George

One Small Step conversation partners Patti Victor (67) and Greg George (30) discuss how they were actually raised with very similar values instilled into them and how each of them channeled this into the life they've created for themselves.

Preston Arrow-Weed, Ila Dunzweiler, and Helena Arrow-Wood

Friends Preston Jo Arrow-Weed [no age given], Helena Quintana Arrow-Weed (78), and Ila Mae Dunzweiler [no age given] discuss their non-profit radio station, some plays that Preston has written, and thoughts they have about outsider representations of Native Americans.

Russell LeDay and Shira Smillie

New friends Russell LeDay (63) and Shira Smillie (26) share a conversation about Russell's life path, his work with San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside, and his hopes for effecting positive change.

Eric Sawyer and Lee Smith

Eric Sawyer (67) speaks with his friend Lee Smith (34) about his relationship to Fire Island particularly during the AIDS epidemic. Eric shares about his activism with ACT UP and Housing Works to raise awareness and care for those who...

The Arts, and Its Impact On My Dad, Alex.
November 4, 2021 App Interview

I talk with my father about his passion for the arts, while he loves them, how he discovered his passion for them, and where he sees them going in the future.

Roger: "It could happen to anybody."

Roger sits down with a member of EZRA’s Social Action Team to discuss financial crisis and equitable access to mental health care.

David Bautista Gonzalez and Daniel Dominguez

One Small Step conversation partners David Bautista Gonzales (21) and Daniel Dominguez (43) dive into their different lived experiences. They find commonalities in their experiences growing up in Mexican-American culture and understanding the bittersweetness of being a first generation college...

David Stoeffler and Tom Carlson

Colleagues David Stoeffler (63) and Tom Carlson (69) discuss the founding of The Springfield Daily Citizen and how the nonprofit, independent news source aims to mitigate the effects of misinformation and encourage civil discourse and community engagement.

Katrina Schoenwald and Brett Schoenwald

Katrina Oh Schoenwald (35) talks with her husband Brett Schoenwald (39) about how they met at a fundraiser for Able Advocates, a non-profit Katrina founded, what it was like to lose their son Nate and why they keep the non-profit...

Tatiana Cox Lopez and Mario Cruz

Tatiana Cox Lopez (37) and her husband and business partner, Mario R. Cruz (47), discuss the stresses of having a two-month-old baby during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, sustaining their family during the pandemic yet being able to establish...

James Pepper, Ward Auerbach, and William Mattle

Friends Ward Auerbach (78), James "Jim" Pepper (77), and William "Bill" Mattle (54) talk about being residents of the Fire Island Pines through the AIDS crisis. They reflect about loss, organizing, and about the work being done by younger people...

Jesse Tobar and Matthew Wolf

Jesse Tobar (28) talks with his friend Matthew Wolf (39) about his time as an army medic, his experience with performance at CRE Outreach and what the future holds.

“I don’t let my past define me, and I really love that you have stuck with me through all of these years.”

Our interview is about Gabby, a former foster child and her adoptive mother Karla. In the interview, the two of them talk about the beginning of their life together which includes heartfelt sentiments, life-changing moments, and memories of a unique...

“I probably did more in one life than many people do in ten or twenty.”
January 23, 2017 App Interview

In 1974, Sue Dondiego, along with her husband Bernie and their friend Hattie Talley founded the New Jersey Foster Parent Association, now known as foster care nonprofit Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS). Sue and her biological daughter, Mary Grace,...

Karen Odell and Cassidy Odell

Cassidy Odell (28) talks with her mom, Karen Odell (53), about family, career, and some of life's lessons.

Michael Anderson and Margaret Jackson

One Small Step participants Michael Anderson (59) and Margaret Jackson [no age given] discuss their respective upbringings in the Wichita and Boston area, their love of the outdoors and the countryside, and how they wish politicians would listen to everyday...

Paul Williams and Mark Loranger

Paul Williams (61) talks with his friend and colleague Mark Loranger (59) about growing up in Hermosa Beach, California, and how his racial identity in that space was different than his life previously in Georgia. Paul talks about time spent...

Priti Patel, Phillip Mongeau, and Ann Abraham

Best friends, Priti Patel (47), Phillip Mongeau (40) and Ann Abraham [no age given] discuss the day 10 years ago that they all became not just friends but also siblings. That day Priti's life changed forever, when her brother took...