One Small Step: Lexi

Recorded at the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival on 4/28/19 with the One Small Step question set.

Charlotte and Aparna

Aparna talks with Charlotte, a colleague at the same high school, for the first time. Topics include early memories, sense of belonging in a school, communication of beliefs, and generational differences.

John Cole

[Recorded Friday, June 10, 2022] Alumnus John Cole (BS Arch '72) sits down for a solo One Small Step interview on the Lawn during Alumni Weekend. John remembers large events that took place during his time at the University, including...

One Small Step: Deborah

Recorded at the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival on 4/28/19 with the One Small Step question set.

One Small Step: Emma

"Political willpower sometimes isn't enough to trump some of those more urgent moments of inequality."

Emre Yenigun and AJ Torrence

[Recorded: Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022] Emre (11th Grade) and AJ (11th Grade) have a short One Small Step conversation, discussing influential people, faith, and the importance of honesty in politics.

One Small Step: Hannah

Recorded at the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival on 4/28/19 with the One Small Step question set.

Ben Allen and Sara Andrew

[Recorded: Friday, July 29, 2022] Ben (35) and Sara (66) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ben's family has lived in Charlottesville for generations, and he shares what it was like growing up here and facing the...

One Small Step: Karen

"They didn't even have a soccer team for girls in Milford growing up, and that was really kind of sad, because I loved playing it in gym."

One Small Step: Karina

"I think, like, being around some racist people in college, and wanting to speak up about it kinda shaped my politics, and made me realize there's a lot to be done."

Megan Kosefeski and Gregory Mckinney

[Recorded Tuesday, April 12, 2022] Megan Kosefeski(20)and Gregory Mckinney(62) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Parsing through the One Small Step Questions, Megan and Gregory agreed and disagreed on the state of our politicized world, abortion legislation, and the role...

One Small Step: Allison

Recorded at the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival on 4/28/19 with the One Small Step question set.

Laurie Howard-Felton + Tom Felton

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Laurie Howard Felton Col '92 and Tom Felton Col '92 reflect on political events during their time at UVA, progressive ideological leanings, and political party transitions they've observed over the course of the past several...

One Small Step: Susan

"I grew up sort of in this bubble, which I think kind of insulated me from politics for a long time."

One Small Step: Samantha

"I did not care in anyway about politics before I started thinking about where the world is headed and what it's gonna look like when my kids get older."

Sam Heath and Julia Kwiatkowski

[Recorded Tuesday, May 17, 2022] Sam Heath (35) and Julia Kwiatkowski (27) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Sam Heath discusses his experience working towards criminal justice reform, while Julia discusses her time as a social worker...

One Small Step: Leah

Recorded at the Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival on 4/28/19 with the One Small Step question set.

Sarah Kelley and Susan Perry

[Recorded: Apostle Sarah Kelley (83) and Susan Perry have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Sarah was born and raised in Charlottesville, and shares early memories of experiencing segregation as a child and young adult. Sarah has been...

One Small Step: Jim

"Currently I'm a civics teacher for high school--I teach American Politics, so I try to be unbiased in teaching our youth, and let them make their own decisions."

Linda Carter + Jeff Carter

[Recorded Saturday, June 11, 2022] Linda Carter () and Jeff Carter (Col '92) sit down to record a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Linda shares the influence growing up in a conservative, Christian household has had on her...

Hank Martin and DeVon Wade

[Recorded: Thursday, August 4th, 2022] Hank (59) and DeVon (33) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hank was born and raised in rural Albemarle County, Virginia and has worked various jobs in his life. DeVon recently joined...