"I remember going to the park because my parents loved to breathe fresh air and smell of mother nature" -Brenda A.
"A soccer tournament medal connects me with my community because the sport keeps me busy and there are soccer fields all around the city." -Francisco Z.
"The object that connects me to my community is my high school agenda." -Oscar Alcala
There is a cast of mind that sees the numinous in things and makes one a connoisseur of what's at hand.
This week L.A. Letters spotlights Culver City, its natural landscape, illustrious history, and the brisk redevelopment that has reenergized the city's core over the last decade.
Artist Phung Huynh's El Monte Bus Station mural tells of cross-cultural, Asian and Latino history and the importance of engaging local community with sensitivity and relevance.