A shared hope (Esperanza compartida), Los Angeles, 1995, Esperanza School, exterior facing playground, 680 Little Street (at Union Avenue). The themes are education, hope, and immigration. The school is composed of immigrants from Central America. Portraits of 27 students, parents, and teachers appear in the murals. In one panel the teacher is portrayed as a beacon, leading her students over the building blocks of life. In the other, community and family are celebrated as the foundation for the future. Acrylic, 2 panels, by Paul Botello, assisted by Ray Sanchez, Daniel Molina, Silvia Guadalupe Santos, Luis Fernando Mojica. Sponsored by Social and Public Art Resource Center. -- Dunitz, Street gallery, rev. 2nd ed., p. 82, #64.