Projects

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  • Art Builds Community, Community Creates Change

    As one of six projects in our Summer Leadership Institute, young women participating in Voices Her’d Visionaries painted a monumental mural exploring female empowerment, immigrant rights, and gender equality: a call to end discrimination in all forms.

  • FUREE Downtown Campaign Poster

    Groundswell artist Christopher Cardinale worked with youth and adult members of Families United for Racial and Economic Equality (FUREE). Together, they designed a poster for FUREE’s Downtown Campaign to organize community members around the real estate development of Downtown Brooklyn.

  • Building Better Tomorrows

    As one of six projects created through Groundswell’s Summer Leadership Institute in 2007, young men in our Making His’tory program explored what it means to be an immigrant father in Brooklyn.

  • Farm Aid

    Groundswell attended the 2007 Farm Aid Concert, an annual benefit to promote and provide resources for the work of family farmers. Throughout the day, artists Eduardo Rabel and Clare Herron worked with concertgoers to collaboratively create a pair of banners exploring the idea of "home grown."

  • Future Leaders

    Future Leaders was created in one day by volunteers from Deloitte during a corporate volunteer opportunity at The Future Leaders Institute Charter School in Harlem.

  • The Animation State

    Through The Animation State, alumni from the Future Leadership Institute returned to their school to paint a mural celebrating the role of imagination in self-discovery.

  • Time Train

    As one of six projects created through Groundswell’s Summer Leadership Institute (SLI), youth worked with seniors to create a mural at the Hugh Gilroy Senior Center which brings to life Weeksville’s rich African American heritage.

  • Beautiful Migration

    Through Groundswells Voices Herd Visionaries program, a team of young women created a large-scale mosaic in response to urban environmental issues.

  • The Four Cornerstones

    Through Groundswells Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program, youth created a series of public sculptural reliefs for Weeksville Houses in Brooklyn.

  • Stronger Together

    Youth participating in Groundswells afterschool Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program created a mural for the lobby of Trade Union SEIU 32BJs headquarters in Lower Manhattan.

  • Weeksville: Past Forward

    This mural tells the story of Weeksville by examining the past, present, and future of this historic area. The mural begins its story of Weeksville’s history with the founding of the free Black community by James Weeks and six other freedmen.

  • Unity Arches

    Unity Arches is a series of five wooden arches with varied dimensions created for Lutheran Medical Center and its Family Health Centers' Family Support Center.

  • Feels Like Home: An Immigrant Journey

    In creating this mural for PS 24, a bilingual magnet school in Sunset Park, Groundswell’s Voices Her’d Visionaries team decided to tell the stories of the thousands of immigrant mothers who come to New York City in search of a better life each year.

  • Follow Your Vision

    Follow Your Vision is inspired by the dual themes of leadership and career visions. The mural includes portraits of fourteen important Black and Latino leaders from different geographic backgrounds and walks of life. Equal numbers of men and women are represented.

  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    Groundswell worked with elementary school students at PS 503 to create a mosaic to transform the schools entrance and make it more inviting.

  • Yesterday I Dared to Struggle. Today I Dare To Win

    The diverse community living on Graham Avenue, known locally as Avenue of Puerto Rico, is comprised of Latino, African American, and Caribbean peoples. “Yesterday I Dared to Struggle. Today I Dare To Win,” created through Groundswell’s Voices Her’d Visionaries program, represents this community in four sections.