From the Farm to a Model

In November of 2017, 15 year old, Sam Geiger interviews his mom, Tricia Geiger in Los Angeles about her childhood, career path and challenges. Tricia explains in the interview what occurred between the years of 1964 to 2017 in her...

Mary dulin’s interview

We talked about basically her life. We talked about how her parents were and school life and her jobs.

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Donte Data and Theresa Davidson

One Small Step partners Donte Data [no age given] and Theresa Davidson [no age given] discuss their community work, their racial and ethnic identities, and their personal political values.

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Christian Gonzalez and Krista Atiyeh

One Small Step partners Christian Gonzalez (32) and Krista Atiyeh (49) share a conversation about their lives and their families. Christian speaks about her ministry and community work as well as her role as the eldest daughter in her family....

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Deborah Nankivell and Michael Ballin

One Small Step conversation partners Deborah Nankivell (70) and Michael Ballin (30) talk about their commitment to community, the people who have influenced them, the role of trauma, and civic engagement.

The Story of a Vanishing Culture

My mother and I talk about her childhood growing up as a Hmong individual that immigrated from Laos. We talk about Hmong culture and what it means to us and the relevance of Hmong today.

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Paula Siegel and Terry Hutchison

One Small Step partners Paula Siegel (69) and Terry Hutchison (82) share a conversation about their families, the most influential people in their lives, their work, and their hopes and concerns for the future.

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Angelia Barfield and Susan Xiong

One Small Step conversation partners Angelina "Angie" Barfield (50) and Susan Xiong (39) talk about their family backgrounds and upbringing, the importance of education and community, and their frustrations with the current state of politics.

Baba’s Life

My grandpa, Gary Oberti, has had a life full of experiences and hardships, but through it all he has kept a positive mindset.

John F. Kennedy; Assassinated

We spoke about the day JFK was assassinated and how it made her feel and how it affected the country.

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Amanda [No Name Given] and Jax Ward

One Small Step Partners Amanda [No Name Given] (49) and Jax Ward (51) talk about their upbringings, how their personal and professional experiences have shaped their world-views, and how to celebrate diversity in the city of Fresno, California.

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Xuanning Fu and Shantay Davies-Balch

One Small Step conversation partners Xuanning Fu (69) and Shantay Davies-Balch (42) talk about the importance of social capital in social mobility, interracial relationships, and the role of the DRIVE initiative in increasing equity in Fresno.

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Carole Goldsmith and Estefania Avalos Chavez

One Small Step conversation partners Carole Goldsmith (57) and Estefania Avalos Chavez (20) talk about the important role education has played in their lives, the role of advocacy in their communities, and the importance of equity and inclusion to achieve...

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Kathryn Boren and Ian Landis

One Small Step partners Kathryn Boren (36) and Ian Landis (27) share their experiences with opioid addiction, suicide, and recovery. They also discuss their political beliefs.

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Randy White and Ryan Jacobsen

One Small Step conversation partners Randy White (65) and Ryan Jacobsen (42) talk about the importance of community engagement and their commitment to both urban and rural Fresno.

Minna Thanksgiving 2018

Growing up in Fresno, German Sausage, Chinese Loveboat, 90s Bulletin board chat

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Eric Benitez and Leslie Loewen

One Small Step partners Eric Benitez (20) and Leslie Loewen (48) share a conversation about their families, their passions, the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health, and their faith and values.

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Jim Hill and Jackie Holmes

One Small Step conversation partners Jim Tate Hill (44) and Jackie Holmes (76) talk about their work in community development in Fresno from different approaches in the nonprofit sector and finance.

On Parents and Partnership

David recounts the odd circumstances of his childhood to his daughter, Laura, and they discuss the topics of parenthood and commitment.

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Judy Cavazos and Kc Stokes

One Small Step partners Judy Cavazos (57) and Kc Stokes (47) reflect on the importance of family, and remember the lessons they learned from their grandmothers.

Interview with the Dad!!!

Talking about his childhood and all the smart choices to make while you are growing up.