Uncertain Times With Liam

Samuel Taylor(22) talks to Liam Slocomb(22) about the violence in these times of crisis.

Mental Health

When I was 9, I wanted to work in the mental hospital. My grandma used to tell me stories about it all the time, so I asked my grandma a couple questions about it. I now think that working in...

Thanksgiving Project with Michael Vana and Erline Vana

We talked about how it was to grow up “back then” and how it effected them in that time. It was obvious that it was a whole different time period back in the mid 1900’s. We learned about school and...

Hannah Pinkelman(20) and Catie Snyder(16) discuss growing up in Adrian, Michigan as an adolescent.

In this interview, Hannah and Catie discuss the trials and tribulations of Adrian, Michigan. They also discuss post high school plans, specifically job and college outlooks.

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Keith Jemison and Maybelle Wallace

Keith Jemison (64) shares a conversation with his dear friend Maybelle Wallace (92) about the history of Black Wall Street, including the Tulsa Massacre, as well as the continued importance of the Greenwood community and the power of love to...

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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.

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Shandra Woworuntu and Katie Ford

Shandra Woworuntu (44) talks with her friend and mentor, Katie Ford (65), about her decision to find work in the US so she could escape the violence in her home country of Indonesia. Shandra talks about how her new job...

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Jennifer McNabb and Melanie Gibson

Jennifer McNabb (62) tells her friend, Melanie McGarrahan Gibson (56), about her work as a prison educator. She explores the interplay of patriarchy and gender-based violence in prison systems and explains how her work intertwines with her doctoral studies.

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Joshua Hanks and Karin Kaufman Wall

One Small Step conversation partners Joshua Hanks (32) & Karin Kaufman Wall (50) talk about their changing faith, a shared trauma experience, their frustrations with politics and where they find hope.

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Judith Barba Perez and Lehabim Escoto Flores

Judith Barba Perez (31) y su esposo, Lehabim Escoto Flores (34), comparten una conversación sobre sus experiencias al inmigrar a los Estados Unidos desde México y el trabajo que ahora hacen para apoyar a otros inmigrantes. [Judith Barba Perez (31)...

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Elisabeth Traumann and Don Davis

Ms. Traumann (55) reminisced about her father, Michael, a German who immigrated to Brazil where he farmed. Mr. Davis (58) talks about the history of violence in his extended family.

Thoughts on Music from an 80’s baby mind

My mother and I talked about music and how it influences her life. Also, how it influenced her back in her young ages

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Walter Davis and Bill Fields

Life Partners Walter Davis (64) and Bill Fields (55) talk about the one room school houses, the Peace Corps, their Unitarian Universalist Church, and other places where they’ve found a sense of community and what the word means to them.

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Denise Jackson Ford and Renoir Finizio

Long time friends Denise Jackson Ford (54) and Renoir Finizio (74) recall how they met and became friends through a women's group, and share some of their personal beliefs surrounding politics and current events.

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Vernon Frank Reeves and Sherri Taylor

Sherri Taylor (67) interviews her father, Vernon Frank Reeves (96), about what it was like being an educator in Okeechobee County, Florida during integration. They also talk about Vernon's childhood in Okeechobee and remember some characters from his hometown.

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Lorne Jeff, Boyi Dong, Alma Cavira, and Julius Cavira

Husband and wife Julius (40) and Alma Cavira (37) have a conversation with their friends Boyi Dong (30) and her husband Lorne Jeff (31) about their childhoods, their education and their minority experience.

Getting out of the hood, and moving on to better things.

In this interview Halei speaks with her Stepdad, Ozias Embry. In the interview Ozias go over what is like living in Flint, 0:29. Soon after he speaks on the adults in his life. After 4:40, he speaks on how certain...

Police Harassment Due to Gangs/Gang Violence and surviving such an environment without joining one

In this interview, we discussed Justin Garrett’s experience growing up into a very hostile environment. Also, we discussed how you can prevail from any kind of circumstances.

Hillary West and Haydon Pitchford

[Recorded Wednesday, February 16, 2022] Hillary (71) and Haydon (27) recorded a One Small Step conversation together about their experiences related to serving as a first responder (Haydon) and clergy (Hillary) at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in...