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A group of young artists wearing hardhats get ready to paint.

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Blog Posts

  • April 21, 2017

    Groundswell At 20: Freedom Is A Constant Struggle With Angela Davis

    On April 6th, renowned author, activist and scholar Angela Davis joined a distinguished panel of Groundswell-affiliated artists and academics for a conversation about youth incarceration and making art inside the walls of Rikers Island.

  • August 23, 2016

    Celebrate Transformative Art At Our Upcoming Dedications

    Join Groundswell in celebrating the accomplishments of teams of young artists citywide at seven upcoming mural dedications, occurring August 29 – 31. The celebrations represent the hard work of young people in all five boroughs who were dedicated to transforming empty walls into monumental works of art.

  • March 11, 2016

    Five Public Housing Developments. One City Transformed.

    Last month, five teams of youth artists across the city joined a movement to transform their homes and their communities through art.