Santa Monica Mosaic: The Pico Neighborhood
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Our second season of Santa Monica Mosaic concludes with The Pico Neighborhood: The Evolution & Displacement of a Historic Mexican Community on Wednesday, June 9 from 5 – 6 p.m.
Join Santa Monica College professor and Pico native Jaime Cruz as he takes us through the various chapters of the district’s evolution, from the early 20th century to present day. Learn about the history of the area’s Mexican business districts and vibrant residential neighborhoods, as well as the challenges this community has faced, including policing and gentrification.
This event is free for members and $10 for the general public.
Donate $45 or more and you’ll receive a one-year membership and free admission to this and future Mosaic lectures.
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