On November 15, 2021, Sunrise Elementary School Assistant Teacher Ms. Rae Lopez and 8-year-old Ivan Lozano were featured on ABC during a segment about the school’s new mural honoring Kobe Bryant. Sunrise Elementary School is located in Boyle Heights and is one of 19 Partnership schools accelerating student achievement across LA Unified and beyond. In addition to teaching, Ms. Lopez is a muralist who grew up in the area. Lopez said she painted the mural in honor of Kobe and as a way of paying it forward to her community. Learn more.