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  • One Community, Many Voices

    One Community, Many Voices includes images of bridges to symbolize a linking of cultures as well as people in both contemporary clothing and the traditional dress of the various African, Asian, Latino, Arab, and Caribbean cultures that make up the surrounding neighborhood.

  • Our Community

    Groundswell partnered with PS 38 in Brooklyn to complete a mural for the schools outdoor play yard, which is enjoyed by both student and community members alike.

  • One World Unity

    As part of our Summer Leadership Institute, Groundswell partnered with Neighbors Helping Neighbors to create a mural as part of the organizations neighborhood improvement efforts.

  • Déjà Vu: Which Path Will You Choose?

    As the first mural in Groundswell's Making His'tory series, Dj Vu: Which Path Will You Choose? explores the particular challenges faced by teenage boys and young men in the East Harlem community.

  • Home in Our Eyes

    As part of our Summer Leadership Institute, Groundswell collaborated with the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO) to create a mural for the lobby of its main building.

  • An Environmental Partnership

    Groundswell partnered with the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Academy of Science and the Environment (BASE) to create a mural for the elevator bay of the fifth floor of Prospect Heights High School.

  • Our Doors Are Open To You

    Our Doors Are Open To You communicates the services offered by Lutheran Medical Centers Sunset Park Family Support Center to visitors, and celebrates themes of health, education, family, and community.

  • Roots and Wings

    Roots and Wings incorporates suggestion from the Wyckoff Gardens community, which spoke of four critical themes that they wanted the mural to address: Unity, Family, Employment, and Education.

  • Fourth World Mural

    For this mural, Groundswell youth collaborated with Fourth World Movement, a network of people in poverty and those from other backgrounds who work in partnership towards overcoming the exclusion and injustice of persistent poverty.

  • The Higher We Climb

    The Higher We Climb was created through Groundswells Voices Herd Visionaries program for young women. From looking at this history, the young women examined the role of women in today's society, with a focus on the ongoing need to challenge and overcome continued discrimination and violence towards women.

  • Voices

    Voices was created as part of a restoration project in the Frank White Community Garden in Harlem. The mural was constructed on the back fence of the community garden on a series of panels and is inspired by the mission of the Brotherhood Sister Sol to provide "Positivity, Community, Knowledge, and Future."

  • A New Day

    Inspired by feminist history and leaders, the young women identified a mural theme of “Strong Women Build Safe Communities.” This theme is illustrated through ten figures, each of which represents an individual member of the mural team.

  • True Pioneers of Hip Hop

    Monroe High School wanted to recognize the historical impact and cultural contribution of the neighborhood to hip hop by creating a mural in the school lunch room to acknowledge and celebrate early Hip Hop culture and the local figures that created it.

  • Train to Read

    Groundswell's Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) afterschool program partnered with Wyckoff Gardens to create "Train to Read,” a mural that wraps around the Center’s entire literacy room.

  • Lead Safe House

    Groundswell collaborated with the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation to create a six-story mural on its Lead Safe House Building. The youth artists spent the first month of the project lear...

  • NYC AIDS Housing Network

    Groundswell youth artists participating in our Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship program created a collaborative mural for the offices of the New York City AIDS Housing Network.