Featured Story

Wiley Huff

Huff’s grandfather passed on to him stories of the discrimination he endured, and resilience he acquired, while serving in a segregated U.S. Army during World War I.

Huff applied those lessons to his work as a teacher and civil rights trainer. And today, in his encore, he’s learned anew about discrimination and resilience from the young disabled people he mentors.

Read Story

Encore Stories

Our encores are creating a better future
for our communities and the world.

She served in law enforcement. In her encore, she's serves the healthcare needs of rural kids.

Read Story

K. Marie Tyler

Hillsboro, OR

The experience of cancer made her a champion of early screening and education in her community.

Read Story

Grace Butler

Houston, TX

He mentors youth and participates in elder services in his Tennessee community.

Read Story

Brij Singh

Hixson, TN

Kenny Thompson, a volunteer mentor at a local high school, found a way to make free lunch fair for all students. Listen to his StoryCorps interview.

Read Story

Kenny Thompson

Spring Branch, TX

A career in public health gives rise to a grass-roots effort to improve community well-being and access to healthy food.

Read Story

Lisa Oliver King

Grand Rapids, MI

Huff’s grandfather passed on to him stories of the discrimination he endured, and resilience he acquired, while serving in a segregated U.S. Army during World War I.

Huff applied those lessons to his work as a teacher and civil rights trainer. And today, in his encore, he’s learned anew about discrimination and resilience from the young disabled people he mentors.

Read Story

Wiley Huff

Miami Shores, FL

She helps refugee families adjust to their new lives in Denver and make connections.

Read Story

Tamara Weil

Denver, CO

Through the organization Playworks, he acts as a paid, part-time recess coach at a local school.

Read Story

Richard Johnstin

Somerville, MA

Raul Bravo tells his former high school automotive teacher, Clairene Terry, how she inspired him to stay in school. Listen to their StoryCorps interview.

Read Story

Clairene Terry & Raul Bravo

Chicago, IL
Page 1 of 2712345...1020...Last »