10 x 9 inches
"Immigrants, goes the truism, built the United States. However, that truism often obscures the true magnitude of the numbers and panoply of cultures intersection - sometimes collding - and always evolving together. Los Angeles has become the epicenter of this cultural interaction. We are, without hyperbole, at the crossroads of the world, home to the largest populations of so many nationalities outside their own borders. In this diverse and dynamic environment, it is so often women who, on a daily basis, preserve and cultivate their native cultures while passing down their heritage to the next generation."