Haile Foundation

Laurie And Jonah Yokoyama

Mar 21, 2018

In this heartfelt conversation, Laurie Yokoyama and her spouse, Jonah, talk about their fears and challenges since he came out as trans.

19 year-old Chikah Washington discovers more about his parents' younger years in this conversation with his dad, Michael Washington, and mom, Yasue Kuwahara.

People's Liberty Has Two New Haile Fellows

Mar 13, 2018

People’s Liberty Haile Fellowships provide a year-long civic sabbatical and a $100,000 award for two highly-motivated Greater Cincinnati residents to implement a project that will improve life in our community.

Sometimes a simple conversation between a mom and her sons can cover a lot of ground, as you'll hear when Elizabeth Whitfield is joined by her sons Quincy, age 8, and Graham, age 5.

Kathy King And Shaquille Crutchfield

Feb 28, 2018

A childhood in foster homes and school issues challenged Shaquille Crutchfield from an early age. In this conversation with friend Kathy King, they talk about those difficult times and how his support system never gave up on him.

Yolanda Sherrer And Sherri Fillingham

Feb 21, 2018

The stories told within the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are more than historic, they are personal, as we hear in this conversation between co-workers Yolanda Sherrer and Sherri Fillingham.

Libby And Alton Finley

Feb 14, 2018

A love story for this Valentine's Day. 

An energetic conversation among three members of the Red Hot Dancing Queens, a diverse group of women who love to dance and who you'll see in parades and events all around the tri-state…and as Renée Tecco, Claire Stewart, and Errin Simpkins-Travers discuss, even in the Big Easy.

Barbara Stringer And Michael Rebrovich

Jan 31, 2018

Michael Rebrovich was a practicing therapist struggling with his own depression, or at least that's what he thought, as he tells his friend Barbara Stringer in this emotional conversation.

Ruth Rodriguez And Rebeca Arbona

Jan 24, 2018

Ruth Rodriguez came to the U.S. from Puerto Rico as a child in the late 1940's. 

Roz Harkavy And Ben Sloan

Jan 17, 2018

Roz Harkavy moved to Cincinnati from Canton in the mid-1950's and wanted to be part of a caring, involved community. 

Dr. John Bryant And Leslie Kreines

Jan 10, 2018

Dr. John Bryant is an esteemed community leader and is considered a pioneer in urban education. 

Nancy Yerian And Jesse Kramer-Parr

Jan 3, 2018

Friends Nancy Yerian and Jesse Kramer-Parr have much in common: they are professional colleagues, have a passion for history, and they both have faced backlash for being gay. 

A woman climbing the ranks at any major corporation in the early 1970's was no small feat. 

Jay Kalagayan And Dwuan Watson

Dec 13, 2017

It takes a special vision to look at the space inside a large bookstore and think "this place needs live theater." 

On this week's StoryCorps in Cincinnati: 

Jennifer Candor And Abigail Vanhorssen

Nov 29, 2017

In this conversation, hear how teacher Jennifer Candor's class project awakened her students to one of history's greatest evils, and how one student, Abigail Vanhorssen, reached out to younger students to raise their awareness of injustice.

Carolyn Wallace And Florence Parker

Nov 22, 2017

Carolyn Wallace, in this conversation with longtime friend Florence Parker, talks about her groundbreaking time as manager of Cincinnati's iconic Swifton Commons mall. 

Jeanne Weiland And Her Father, Richard

Nov 17, 2017

Local philanthropist Richard Weiland  has, through his life, rubbed elbows with many celebrities and power brokers. 

Byron Watts and Kimberly Eberwine were excited and nervous about going to Guatemala to pick up their newly adopted son, Nate. 

Carl Fox And Terry Bond

Nov 1, 2017

Carl Fox and Terry Bond are well-known saloon keepers in Northern Kentucky who waited for years for the chance to legally marry, and have now done so three times. 

Betsy And Kazuya Sato

Oct 25, 2017

This week: 

Neil Bortz And Mu Sinclaire

Oct 17, 2017

Longtime friends and community leaders Neil Bortz and Mu Sinclaire share the story of a mutual friend who left a tremendous impact on the world, 

Charles Deters And His Son, Jeremy

Oct 4, 2017

One of the many ties that bind Charles Deters and his son, Jeremy, together is that both attended Covington Latin School, some 40 years apart. 

Jalisa Harris And Alexander Shelton

Sep 27, 2017

Just after ending their relationship, Jalisa Harris and Alexander Shelton discovered she was pregnant with their son, Benjamin, who they are now co-parenting. 

Generations of memories are shared when Kelly Sittason talks with her 91-year-old great-aunt Eunice "Booka" Doud and 92-year-old great-uncle Bob Doud about nicknames, Bob's talented mother, and a very special pencil case. 

Chip Gerhardt And His Daughter, Anne

Sep 13, 2017

Chip Gerhardt is a local business and community leader who welcomed his daughter, Anne, to the world 19 years ago. 

Concepcion Fernandez And Her Son, Tom

Sep 6, 2017

As a young child in Manila, Concepcion Fernandez led a very good life that allowed her to focus on her education. 

Will Jones And His Daughter, Brianna

Aug 30, 2017

Ever wonder what your 7-year-old might ask you inside the StoryCorps recording booth? 

Growing up in rural Kentucky meant a crowded house, no running water, but a loving family for Vell Snyder