Jawwad Chowdhury and Samiha Chowdhury

Samiha Chowdhury shared her biggest indifference growing up

StoryCorps interview

Talking about opportunities and personal experiences throughout our own lives

Religion and Immigration: Following a Calling to Integrate Cultures

Here, I talk to my mom and dad about their experiences with their experience as Taiwanese immigrants, and how faith has woven itself into this experience. We touch on the similarities of Christian and Chinese values, as well as how...

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Patty Carpenter and Bill Mears

One Small Step partners Patty Carpenter (63) and Bill Mears (79) reflect on open-mindedness, their experiences in their church communities, and the state of meritocracy and access to opportunity in the United States.

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Stephen Owens and James Unruh

One Small Step partners Stephen Owens (44) and James "Jim" Unruh (56) talk about their family and faith backgrounds, the challenges that their Kansas communities face, and what it means to both of them to serve others.

Jessica and Phuong talk about Life in America

In this interview, conducted on November 26,2017 in Austin, Texas, Jessica N. (17) interviews her family friend Phuong D. (67) about life back in Vietnam as well as Phuong's journey to America. Phuong shares her struggles about the trip to...

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Magi Thomley Williams and Kathleen Logan

Magi Thomley Williams [no age given] interviews her friend and colleague, Kathleen Logan (79), about her family, her career, and the lessons that she has learned throughout her life.

Interview Project

In this interview, we discuss the feelings of my mother while she first lived in America.

Opportunity Awaits

Ryan Lippert interviews his dad, Tim Lippert about how he has lived his life, how he has changed as a person, and what he faced growing up in southern Oregon.

Driving for Opportunity

My father, Steve, talks about his journey to the US and why he did it. The beautiful sights of California, greater opportunities, and cars influenced his decision to leave the United Kingdom.

A Reading of Brother David Steindl-Rast’s “Gratefulness”.

This was an internal reflection piece, for audiences to think about the words of Brother David Steindl-Rast on the opportunity of living every moment gratefully.

Advice from the older generation

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Los Angeles, California, Elizabeth Torres (16) interviews her older sister Melissa Cohen (23) about her job experience she’s gone through. Melissa shares stories about how she started working when still in high...

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Neil Rambana and Elizabeth Ricci

Spouses, Neil Rambana (52) and Elizabeth Ricci (46), reflect on the role “the American Dream” has played in their lives, discuss the work they do as immigration attorneys, and look forward to their daughters’ future.

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Raymond Lakes and Yolanda Lakes

Yolanda Lakes (50) sits down with her father, Raymond "Ray" Lakes (72), to ask about his upbringing in Columbus, GA and the world events, as well as personal experiences, that have shaped his current worldview.

Life of a moving mom

Moving and how it gives new opportunities. And how hard moving is.

Immigration Interview With Ms. Rangaraj

Ms. Rangaraj’s journey here as a student from a different country and culture

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Teri Mott and Krista Anderson

One Small Step partners Teri Mott (61) and Krista Anderson (61) talk about their personal political values, the issues that have become personal to them, and their experiences with religion.

John Marc Relos: Unknown American

I interviewed John Marc Relos. He came from Phillipines when he was 15. He came here to avoid corruption and homicide and start a better life in United States. He is like many immigrants who come to US to have...

Ryan and Ivan

Ivan is an international student. We talked about his lifestyle in his home country and how it compared to his experience in the United States.

Interview with Todd Holmes (my dad)

This is a talk with my dad who I love very much but don’t get to spend that much time with. I offtracked a little bit with my questions but I’m glad that I did because my dad is one...