Becky Washington talks to Liz Cordero about what it's like to be blind.

Becky Washington, age 35, talks with her Aunt Lizzie about growing with her best friend Maria Aragon and all the fun they had at birthday parties, trick-or-treating, easter egg hunts, slumber parties: all the normal things kids do, only they...

Brady Sih and his mother, Gerimae Sih, talking about her family history

Brady Sih (52) talks with his mom, Gerimae Sih (77), about her childhood and her parents family and siblings growing up as first generation families in America: 2022-10-29 16:24:10

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Jenny Tan and Cherese Brauer

KIPP educators and colleagues Jenny Tan (43) and Cherese Brauer (42) discuss equitability in their model of education, share personal stories from when they were students, and aspirations for the organization.

Thanksgiving listen

If I had to summarize this recording I would say it was about my fathers life,and also about school

The importance of learning your heritage.

An interview discussing the importance of knowing your family history, filled with a few short stories.

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Silena Layne and Jeb Backe

Silena Layne (44) speaks with StoryCorps facilitator Jeb Backe (26) about her faith journey in the face of struggle and loss. Silena reflects on her relationship to the Black Church and on the impact of gun violence on her family.

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Sisters Carolina & Dahlia Hernandez, College Track Oakland students from Oakland, talk about beating the odds to earn a college degree, thanks to the support from College Track. They also talk about being undocumented students who had the willpower to...

Henry J. Balderrama and Noah Balderrama talking about life during the Vietnam War.

On April 30th, 2021, my grandfather (70) and I (21) discussed his youth growing up in Arizona and making his way to California. My grandfather was not as lucky as some children and was in the foster care system for...

This is a conversation on David's front porch with his neighbor and good friend, Gary.

David Wesley(57) interviewed Gary Banta (68). David and Gary are neighbors in Kansas City, Missouri. Gary talked about growing up in Walnut Creek, CA. and moving to Kansas City. We also discussed LGBTQ, and faith.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Everything happens for a reason, as told through the life story of my mom.

Velma Sun Fletcher, 99 y.o.

Velma’s childhood in Oakland being the first Chinese and only girl in her school. Going back and forth to China just after war times, & starting the Orange County symphony.

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Lenora Williams Hameed Omenka

Lenora Williams Hameed Omenka [no age given] shares her experience as a caregiver to close friends and family members with breast cancer and the importance of caring for one's self in caring for others. She shares how these experiences led...

APUSH SEG INTERVIEW

I interviewed my grandmother, who lived in the Oakland/Berkeley area in the 1960s and 1970s, on her personal experience living in a place where the Civil Rights movement was centered around.