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  • The Fall of Oppression

    This summer, a team of young men of color created a mural encouraging and inspiring their peers to know their value and know their rights. With an approach centered on personal narratives and storytelling, the team challenged notions of identity to break cycles of inequity facing young men of color today.


    I Just Want To Come Home declares a new mural in Bushwick on a Food Bazaar Supermarket, painted by a team of young men considering the complex relationship between police and young men of col...

  • P.I.C.T.U.R.E.S Prison Industrial Complex: Tyranny Undermining Rights, Education, And Society

    Groundswells all-male Making History mural team made up of young men in Groundswells Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) some with a prior involvement with the justice system collabo...

  • We Rose Above the Challenge

    We Rose Above the Challenge was created as part of Recovery Diaspora, a collaborative citywide public art installation created by Swoon, together with youth from Red Hook, Coney Island, State...

  • Yesterday I was ____, Today I am ____, Tomorrow I'll be ____.

    Yesterday I Was ____, Today I Am ____, Tomorrow I'll Be ____. is installed in Brownsville, Brooklyn, on a monumental wall overlooking a community garden.

  • 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.

  • 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.