Writers Matter/Philabundance Mural Dedication

Posted by on July 04, 2011

Wanted to let you know that the Writers Matter/Mural Arts/Philabundance project is completed and the mural dedication will take place on Thursday, July 14 from 11:30 -12:30 – please see announcement below

This year the Mural Arts Program partnered with master muralist Meg Saligman, the School District of Philadelphia, Philabundance, and the Writers Matter Program at La Salle University on a project that has empowered youth participants through writing and visual expression, growing a collective voice on the topic of hunger.

Below are the credits for the mural. Hope you can join us for the dedication on July 14.

Together We Can
Mural Design by MLS Studios artists Jenna Price and Meg Saligman

With contributions by the Northwest Regional Talent Center Students:

Abriani Anokye, Amirah Bolling, Chanel Keeling, Elijah Banks, Ivan Lusakweno, Joshua Bolden, Jumaane Howard, Kamilah Hudson, Kenyatta Bundy, Klarissa Hudson, Kristofer James, Naiya Scruggs, Robert Williams Jr., Rodger Selby, Samir Banks, Shamonique Robinson, Shane Pettway, Shantel Alexander-Lynch, Sheena Lawrence, Siddeeq Pettijohn, Stephanie Bolden, Tajhay Banks, and Terrell Garner

Instructors: Gloria Haag and Katherine Muc, Leeds Middle School

Partners: Philabundance and Bob Vogel, Professor and Director, Writers Matter Program at La Salle University, assisted by Suzanne Lipovsky, Elizabeth DiPlacido, and Jessica Orapallo

Sponsors: MLS Studios, LLC; the United States Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative; the School District of Philadelphia; and La Salle University, Department of Education and Integrative Studies

© 2011 City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program/Meg Saligman

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