This collection is a depiction of grit. Pacoima is not just another LA neighborhood. It is a community that perseveres despite facing obstacles like generational poverty. The people of Pacoima learned to be survivors before they became warriors. As demonstrated in each image, the subjects and landscape are essential to the cultural impact Pacoima had, and continues to have, on the greater Los Angeles area. A neighborhood deeply tied to its roots and determined to succeed.