I’m a fourth-generation Austinite. In a city that’s rapidly growing and changing, this is a source of pride for me.

Everyone who lives here has their own unique Austin story, comprised of the reasons why they came, and the reasons why they’ve stayed (Maybe they attended a festival or The University of Texas and never wanted to leave, maybe a job brought them here, etc.). And all of these stories and people make Austin the incredible place that it is. For me, this is where I was born, nurtured, and given opportunity to thrive. This is where my family has lived and worked, cared for the land, built…