Inspired by real-life events. The Radio-Tron, a youth center near MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, faced demolition. Youth director Carmelo Alvarez rallied the youth and community to march to Los Angeles City Hall and try to save the Radio-Tron.
According to director Sam Firstenberg, Sabrina García's voice was so weak that she could barely be heard on the audio track. That is why her lines were dubbed by another actor. Garcia did speak Spanish and English.
Lela Rochon, who was Adolfo Quinones' wife at the time once again has a small role in this film in which she plays one of Brenda's friends. Just as she did in her role prior to the last film, she has no dialogue.