This audio is part of a series of stories that the Living Cities summer 2018 intern cohort is producing surrounding their racial equity journey and summer experience.

Many people feel that factors in their life support positive growth. Carina is no exception. In her journey towards better understanding equity, she has recognized how her experience likens and differs from those experiencing the gravest structural inequities. It is in her reflections on this that she finds her purpose behind working with and elevating others.