Youth Voices is working with students from Mountain View High School to re-imagine the San Gabriel River and the surrounding communities. The student teams are exploring and investigating their communities by mapping assets, conducting outreach, and collecting stories through interviews with local residents and experts. Follow their work here, on Twitter @MVHSEmerald and #kcetyv
Team E.M.E.R.A.L.D. presented the following presentation to a group of community residents and experts, highlighting their desire to revitalize Valley Boulevard in El Monte with an eye to providing destinations for youth in the community.
The team's mission:
The following pictures show a large vacant lot on Valley Blvd:
The need for revitalization
Research and outreach in the community to learn what young people want
How to stay connected with this cause and become involved