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...

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...

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

Elder Interview
November 17, 2020 App Interview

Life in Thailand and life in America

Interview with Maria Alonte

Maria Alonte tells us about working hard and moving forward always. She talks about her childhood and how it has shaped her current self.

“I even told myself I wanted to become a carpenter.”

Since he was young, my dad aspired to become a carpenter and build infrastructure where he grew up, a city called Zamboanga City that was not so urbanized as it is today. He did not envision moving to a new...

Jordy Basabe and his mother Yolanda Silva talk about experiences in Mexico as a child and experiences now in the U.S.

In this interview, conducted June 6th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, Jordy Basabe (17) interviews his mother Yolanda Silva (41) about her childhood in Mexico and her experiences here in the U.S. in Spanish. Ms. Silva shares stories about the experiences...

Immigration story

Story is about a man who immigrated from mexico to the us. Currently a U.S citizen and loves his life here

Ryan Shannon and Lindsey Shannon talk Education, Life and Inspiration.

Ryan interviews his sister Lindsey where they discuss inspiration, influence and progress as it pertains to education and opportunity in 2020.

Coming to America with Shafiq Pabani

I interviewed a fellow student on his experience with leaving India in search for higher education. We round out the interview with questions from Shafiq about my opinions on certain topics.

Jenny Rask Interviews Father Gene Rask about growing up, his new life in Portland, Oregon. Interview 7.

Jenny Rask Interviews father Gene Rask about growing up in Butte, Montana and his family's move to Portland, Oregon to find new opportunity for their families. First impressions on their arrival to Portland, Oregon during WWII from Butte, Montana which...

Looking for Opportunities

My grandma, Elizabeth Ortega and her journey to America from El Salvador. Also, the challenges that built her into a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

Interview with Jonathan Brown

Ana Brown interviewed Jonathan Brown about growing up.

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Allison Tant and Courtney Atkins

Longtime friends Allison Tant [no age given] and Courtney Atkins [no age given] sit down for a conversation about their advocacy work, their parents, their children, and the strong women who inspired them to become the community leaders they are...

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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.

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...

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.

Interview Project

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

Life of a moving mom

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