StoryCorps

StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

Military Voices: Linda and Mark Green

In this conversation Linda and Mark Green discuss playing music and falling in love while playing in the Air Force Band.

Military Voices: Eben and Owen Olrun

In this conversation, Eben Olrun tells his son, Owen, about his time in Vietnam and how he’s found comfort through traditions.

One Small Step: Caroline Valentine and Peter Wertz on political beliefs and speaking with a stranger

p next in our series of One Small Step conversations in Alaska Caroline Valentine (76) and Peter Wertz (35) of Anchorage discuss their political beliefs and why they decided to take a chance on speaking with a stranger.

One Small Step: Stephanie Hamar and Gregory Stewart on politics and expressing ideas

Up next in our series of One Small Step conversations in Alaska, Stephanie Hamar (33) of Kasaan and Gregory Stewart (26) of Anchorage discuss their political values and the ways others express ideas. 

One Small Step: Teresa Shaw and Megan Davey on faith, politics and misunderstanding

Last summer Alaska Public Media facilitated conversations between people with different political views as part of One Small Step – a collaboration with StoryCorps. The goal was to find common ground in a divisive political climate.

One Small Step: Edwin Anderson and Morgan Blanchard on evolving political views, civil rights and faith

Since last summer Alaska Public Media has been facilitating conversations between people with different political views as part of One Small Step – a collaboration with StoryCorps. The goal was to find common ground in a divisive political climate. 

One Small Step: Dax Lauwers and Jed Smith on communicating, being Alaskan and being vulnerable

Since last summer Alaska Public Media has been facilitating conversations between people with different political views as part of One Small Step – a collaboration with StoryCorps. The goal was to find common ground in a divisive political climate. 

One Small Step: Michelle Goodwin and Christy McMurren on aging, paradigms and building bonds

Since last summer Alaska Public Media has been facilitating conversations between people with different political views as part of One Small Step – a collaboration with StoryCorps. The goal was to find common ground in a divisive political climate. 

One Small Step: Ryan McKee and Evan Fried on being troubled by people with similar political beliefs and how to inspire more open discussion

Since last summer Alaska Public Media has been facilitating conversations between people with different political views as part of One Small Step – a collaboration with StoryCorps. The goal was to find common ground in a divisive political climate. 

Finding comfort with Alaska CARES

A mother talks to Providence Foundation philanthropy officer Mary Sullivan about how Alaska CARES helped her son and family following revelations of his being sexually abused. Now an advocate for Alaska CARES, which helps children after the trauma of abuse, she shares their story to let others know that hope and healing are possible. Thanks for listening!