Sandra Heins and Salye Stein

One Small Step participants Sandra Heins (59) and Salye Stein (86) discuss their religious and political beliefs, respectively, and their efforts to find a community of like-minded people.

Faithea Foster and Robert Hisel

One Small Step partners Faithea Foster (46) and Robert "Bob" Hisel (81) share what they learned from their families and how their upbringings influence their politics.

Dan Ahlstrom and Mohan Kambampati

One Small Step conversation partners Dan Ahlstrom [no age given] and Mohan Kambampati (79) discuss their backgrounds, political views, religious influences, and share their appreciation for Wichita, KS.

Arthur Mills IV and Sarah Krauss

Arthur Mills IV (48) shares a conversation with new friend Sarah Krauss (32) about his experience at the University of Texas, the community at the University and the McCombs School of business, and his career path.

Kate Alpin and Franchesca Peña

Franchesca Peña [no age given] interviews new acquaintance and conversation partner Kate McAlpin (40) about her work as the executive director at the Woodlands Garden in Decatur, Georgia.

William Hortz, David Jones, and Donna Sagan-Hortz

William "Bill" Hortz (62) shares a conversation with his wife Donna Sagan-Hortz (60) and friend David Jones (83) about food security, community-focused work, the organization One More Plate, and the lessons they have learned from their work.

"We've got to hold ourselves up- we've got to have each other's back" – Mike Gibbs on being a musician and family businessman in Richmond.

Mike and Alison discuss his career in music, his local business ventures, working with family (they work together so well!) and raising a family in Richmond. Music lovers: Hear Mike's Billboard 100 song "Sarah's In Love" at the end of...

Elizabeth Walther-Grant and Alex Wu

Creating Community Through Sharing Stories: Elizabeth Walther-Grant, adopted from the Bahamas and raised by an Andover family, talks about growing up in Andover, the racism she faced, and what inspired her to found Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices. She...

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...

Virtuosi of Houston – Karen Needham

Interview with Director of Orchestra Operations of Virtuosi of Houston Chamber Youth Orchestra

Amanda Mahan and Cynthia Matthews-Johnson

One Small Step conversation partners Amanda Mahan (42) and Cynthia Johnson (61) talk about how they pick political candidates, religion and race.

Lisa Williams and Sharon Cooper

Lisa Williams (56) talks with her colleague Sharon Cooper (68) about her work in the military and the federal government, and how that influenced her work at Living Water, which provides refuge and resources to women and girls who are...

Karen Kiely and Sandra May

Karen Kiely (57) shares a conversation with her mother, Sandra May (81), about Sandra’s childhood, her family, her friends, and the lessons she has learned in her life.

Lesa Williams and Natalie May

One Small Step partners Lesa Williams (61) and Natalie May (62) talk about their families, their nonprofit work with children, and their views on funding in public education.

Staff Talk About What Working at TreePeople Means to Them

A StoryCorps-inspired montage of five staffers at Los Angeles-based environmental nonprofit TreePeople speaking about what brought them to the work and why they stay. Recorded in 2011, including the voices of Rosa (Bautista) Donis (38), Edith de Guzman (31), Jim...

Sedrick and Ruth Luke

Sedrick (22) and his sister Ruth (27) discuss First Step Communities, an organization that works with the homeless in order to find them homes in Sacramento, CA.

Robert Segal and Jeff Segal

Robert Segal (87) talks with his son, Jeff Segal (55), about his childhood memories, his career path, and his wife Jeanne. He remembers his daughter, Morgan, who died by suicide and talks about the nonprofit he started in her memory.

Carrie Hendrickson and Stacy Ward Lattin

One Small Step partners Carrie Hendrickson (58) and Stacy Ward Lattin (36) share their biggest influences, their political views, and their thoughts on diversity and equity.

TerryJosiah Sharpe and Kristen Sharpe

TerryJosiah Sharpe (39) and Kristen Sharpe (33) discuss the leap of faith they took in moving from San Diego, California, to Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Kalia Morrison and Lew Lefton

Friends and Coworkers, Kalia Morrison (39) and Lew Lefton (62), speak about the nonprofit Decatur Makers: its founding, its community, and their hopes for the organization moving forward.

Katharine Herndon and Susan Snead

One Small Step participants Katharine Herndon (55) and Susan Snead (70) have a conversation about coming back to Richmond for its history, teaching kids and engineers to read, and greed and politics getting in the way of necessary medical care.

Kelly Dozier and Laurie Dozier III

Laurie Dozier III (71) interviews his wife, Kelly Dozier (61), about LeMoyne Arts, where Kelly serves as the Board Lead Director. They discuss Kelly's passion for the work she does, the art center's award winning Chain of Parks Art Festival,...