Gricelda talks about her life in Richmond, raising a daughter while balancing two cultures, and her hopes for Richmond

This interviewed was done with the assistance of a translator. Gricelda talks about things she misses from Mexico (food!) and what types of culture events would be fun to incorporate into life in Richmond. She also talks about how she...

"I have always felt at home wherever I go."

Aileen and Alison talk about growing up on a farm, moving to Richmond, teaching at RHS, and her retired life as a community volunteer.

The College Experience For Millennials: featuring Chiara Draney

I interviewed a student at Virginia Commonwealth University about what it's like being a college student. We discuss things like tuition costs, career preparation, and technology in college.

How is living in the digital age as a millennial

In our interview, Sean and I discussed living life as part of the younger generation and growing up with technology. As well as the pros and cons that come with it.

Jude O'Dell and Jeffrey Lyle

Jude O'Dell (42) and Jeffrey "Jeff" Farr (69) discuss mid-career changes, the importance of connection with other people, using the bible, history and their own life experiences as a guide of how to move through the world with compassion and...

Part One: Maria speaks of transition, settling into Richmond, and her dreams of bringing more Mexican culture to her adopted city!

Part one of two: Maria sits down with Alison and translator Kaitlyn to talk about family, her move to Richmond, and ways she believes we can incorporate more Mexican culture into the town she has grown to love and appreciate!

Monica Koechlein on her role as fundraiser, grant maker, and mother: “I just want her to love her community..wherever she chooses to live.”

Monica Koechlein, president of Stamm Koechlein Family Foundation and Executive Director of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, talks about her life, her duel role as both fundraiser and grant maker, her family, and why philanthropy and community life is so important...

Music and It’s Impact

I sat down with my dad Dwayne Radden and took a ride down memory lane. I listened to him tell me about the impact of music and his love for music.

Karla Hunt and James Ford

One Small Step partners Karla Westfall Hunt (69) and James Ford (52) have a conversation about how they feed their souls in ministry work, the marvels of the marriages in their lives, and their shared belief in speaking across differences.

Interview with Josh

The interview with Josh went well, I especially like the last question and how he answered it

Blaine Lay and Kate Gareau

One Small Step partners Blaine Lay (38) and Kate Gareau (42) talk about personal beliefs they share and how those beliefs fit into the roles they have in their families, friend groups, and larger community.

Nancy Goodall and Elise Vess

One Small Step partners Nancy Goodall (63) and Elise Vess (31) discuss the losses they’ve experienced, consider how therapy has influenced them, and talk about their relationship to religion and spirituality. They also share their political views and their experiences...

“We need to celebrate those things that are good and positive” – Shaun on his family’s local history and the role art plays in our community

Shaun Dingwerth, Director of Richmond Art Museum, talks with Alison about the way art has shaped and continues to shape our history and culture in Richmond and Wayne County. His relatives were among the first settlers in the area and...

Robyn Thirkill and Sarah Spector

One Small Step conversation partners Robyn Thirkill (47) and Sarah Spector (62) discuss how their upbringings impacted them, living intentionally and peacefully, and how they support their political values and intentions in ways that feel authentic to them.

New York to Old York: Interview with a ‘69er

This is an interview by 20 year old Darlene Johnson with her 51 year old dad, Kevin Taylor, about what life was like back then from a media and technological standpoint.

My Mother and Her Life With Music

I interviewed my lovely mother about her experience with the ever-changing music industry. Including the type of media she listened to as a child and how much it has changed now that she has four almost-adult children. My mother, Gillian...

Elizabeth Brady and Jennifer Perrow

One Small Step partners and long time friends Elizabeth Brady (58) and Jennifer Perrow (53) discuss what they are most proud of in the past year, working in HR and accommodating the hardships people are facing in their jobs, and...

Kate Hall and Sarah Graves

One Small Step conversation partners Sarah Graves (43) and Kate Hall (48) talk about value of hard work, entrepreneurship, parenthood, and the current political climate around trans rights.

Patti Williamson and Vinay Kumaran

One Small Step conversation partners Patti Williamson (54) and Vinay Kumaran (53) have a conversation about pro-life vs. pro-choice and the immigration experience.