SGV 023: Could teens design a better El Monte city seal?
On the Season 2 finale of SGV Weekly, we dive into “A People’s Seal of El Monte.” This gave students and residents in Monte the chance to design their own seal, “not for the city, but for all those who identify with the region and are inspired by El Monte’s history,” according to project organizers SEMAP. The group has been a consistent voice against celebrating El Monte’s pioneer narrative for some time. Could it inspire people to make their own community based artworks? To answer that, we went to Alfred Mendoza’s ethnic studies class at Mountain View High School to […]