Dylan is a master’s student in Urban Planning. He is interested in Los Angeles studies, participatory planning, community development and environmental policy. Born and raised in the Los Angeles region, a lifelong interest in the region’s geographic and cultural diversity, political complexity, and rich history drove Dylan to study Urban Planning. Los Angeles is an international city. Dylan’s past international experience includes many cherished travels and an ethnographic study in Northeast Brazil chronicling a community’s efforts to fight displacement from a light-rail line transportation project.