Even if you are from the same neighborhood as someone else, you might still be coming from different places. Where you are from is a complicated question and it elicits complicated, but interesting and thought-provoking responses. We’ve shared some of those responses below.

Brianna Sanchez | Event Coordinator

I am lucky enough to call San Diego, California “home”- LA’s way more relaxed cousin. I could not imagine growing up Mexican and not living so cozily next to our family across the border. Read more>>

Lian Turnbough | Entrepreneur and Digital Content Creator

I was born and raised in the Philippines. As a child, I was mostly influenced by my father who was a hardworking entrepreneur. He built a thriving carnival business with many employees to help run the carnival rides, games and food stands. Read more>>

Georgie | Artist

Originally, I’m from Lima, Peru. My parents and I migrated to the United States when I was still in elementary school, but before then, I briefly lived in Italy and Switzerland. Before I started middle school they split, and by high school I was living in Las Vegas. After Vegas, I lived in Denver for about a year, and after that, I ended up in Los Angeles. Read more>>