Sherica Jones-Lewis and Allison Poindexter

[Recorded: Friday, October 29th, 2021] Sherica Jones-Lewis and Allison Poindexter have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. The two women bond over their shared background as educators and talk about teaching and parenting in tenuous times. They also...

Susan Seehaver and Kim Spitzmiller

[Recorded: Thursday, April 28, 2022] Susan (73) and Kim (60) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Susan is recently retired, having worked in both the church and at Monticello for many years. Kim retired from the pharmaceutical...

Jon del Rosario and Maddy Deal

[Recorded: Tuesday, November 9th, 2021] Jon del Rosario and Maddy Deal have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville. Jon shares about his childhood growing up in Virginia Beach and how he has more recently started following politics with his...

Mary Farrell and Collinn Tran

[Recorded: Friday, February 17, 2023] Mary (70) and Collinn (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mary is a liberal Catholic and a mother of three from Massachusetts while Collinn is a first-generation student at the University...

Chris Martin and Sophie Chung

[Recorded: Friday, February 3, 2023] Chris (25) and Sophie (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chris is the owner of the microbakery “Baker No Bakery” that sells at popups and at farmers’ markets. Sophie is a...

Lisa Medders and Gwen Moody

[Recorded Wednesday, March 30, 2022] Gwen Moody and Lisa Medders discuss the impact of their upbringing, parents, and education on their political values. Also, how people who disagree can respect and love each other.

Panagiotis Apostolellis and Liz Emrey

[Recorded: Tuesday, August 30th, 2022] Panagiotis (49) and Liz (78) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Panagiotis is a professor of computer science at the University of Virginia, and Liz is a Baptist pastor at New Beginnings...

Sandra Lewis + Andy DeStephano

[Recorded Thursday, June 14, 2022] Sandra Lewis (72) and Andy DeStephano (45) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Sandra touches on how her experience as a "child of the civil rights movement" has informed her political identity....

Stacy Bolling and Susan Wenger

[Recorded: Tuesday, March 15, 2022] Stacy Bolling (44) and Susan Wenger (83) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Susan shares her experiences growing up in the mid-20th century, including the Civil Rights era and the Vietnam War....

David Garth and Derrick Stone

[Recorded: Tuesday, May 24, 2022] David (78) and Derrick (49) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville. David is a retired pastor and Derrick is a lecturer at UVA. They share their journeys learning about racial justice, largely informed...

Carolyn Carbaugh and Tom Magri

[Recorded: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022] Carloyn (21) and Tom (63) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Carolyn is a Fourth Year undergraduate student studying anthropology at the University of Virginia and Tom is currently the Director of...

Aziza Longi and Dave Norford

[Recorded Friday, April 8, 2022] Aziza (23) and Dave (62) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. Aziza is a graduate student at UVA studying urban planning, and Dave is a farmer from Albemarle County. The two bond...

Lee Harper and Norma Dobbins

[Recorded Wednesday, April 27, 2022] Lee Harper (59) and Norma Dobbins (67) recorded a conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. They talked about their political narratives, families, and reflected on the influential people in their life. They touch on categorization, ignorance, motherhood,...

Melody Barnes and Matt Hantzmon (Part 2)

[Recorded: Tuesday, June 21, 2022] Melody and Matt record a follow-up One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia, 7 months after their first meeting. They kick off by discussing the outcome of the 2021 Virginia elections and share their opinions...

Jody Esselstyn and Michael Barnard

[Recorded Friday, December 10, 2021] Jody Esselstyn (50) and Michael Barnard (64) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jody is a school nurse and mother of three living in suburban Charlottesville, and Michael is retired from a...

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...

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...

Pam Calary and Joan Schatzman

[Recorded: Thursday, March 17, 2022] Pam Calary (59) and Joan Schatzman (70) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. They share their journeys of coming to Charlottesville, and bond over their mutual profession of running guest-houses in the...

Ann Mallek and Gregory Perryman

[Recorded: Friday, March 3, 2023] Ann (72) and Gregory (18) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ann is a representative of the White Hall District on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Gregory is an undergraduate student...

Lisa Jevack and Vickie Gottlob

[Recorded: Thursday, August 25th, 2022] Lisa and Vickie have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Lisa works as a Special Projects Coordinator at the UVA Fralin Art Museum, and Vickie is a retired teacher. Lisa discusses her reflections...

Lisa Woolfork and Kendall King

[Recorded: Thursday, July 21, 2022] Lisa Woolfork (52) and Kendall King (25) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Both Lisa and Kendall have been active in the fight for racial justice in Charlottesville, and in this conversation,...

Peggy Mucklo and Tara Goodrich

[Recorded: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021] Peggy Mucklo (73) and Tara Goodrich (41) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Peggy is a freelance editor who has lived in the woods with her dogs for several years. Tara is...

Tim Brown and Emily Douglas

[Recorded: Tuesday, October 26, 2021] Tim Brown (UVA '25) and Emily Douglas discuss living in Europe, military service, their parents' influence, and the current American political climate in their One Small Step conversation.

Quinton Mason and Tim Michel

[Recorded: Friday, November 18th, 2022] Quinton (31) and Tim (74) have a One Small Step conversation at the WTJU studio in Charlottesville, Virginia. Quinton is a Master of Architecture student at the University of Virginia, and Tim is a semi-retired...

Ken Egan and Janet King

[Recorded: Thursday, March 24, 2022] Ken Egan (81) and Janet King (73) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, VA. The pair discuss life after retirement and their relationship with spirituality and meditation. Ken discusses his views on public...