Beauty is in the Eyes of the Beholder

By:  Octavia Brown “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” This phrase/saying is one that stuck with me the entire trip. Even in the midst of darkness, I saw the light and I believe that a lot of the people we encountered saw it too. In the brink of...

Listen to the Story

Rachel Prince My favorite thing in the world is exploring different cities. Everywhere I go, there are things that surprise me, sadden me, and make me happy. Although it has been different experiences throughout, this trip to East Los Angeles has been no different. I...

City of Stories

By:  Kiernan Dunham One important lesson l have learned this trip is that stories create a community. Being in East Los Angeles has taught me that the classic Walt Disney quote “If you can dream it you can do it.” That was what Farther Greg did to help...

Homeboy Industries

By:  Yohanan Urbina-Espinoza            So far, Los Angeles has truly been a sight to see and full of different experiences. We’ve all experienced different spiritual, cultural, and general life experiences throughout our trip. On Tuesday, we had the privilege to...