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4 Murals / 3 Artists / 3 Local Youth Organizations
A mural project that celebrates and honors the women and those women identifying, the sisters, the
mothers and the daughters that help build and sustain our communities. With the help of three different
groups of students from different backgrounds, “Ladies To The Front” brings their voices into this
conversation to inspire the content of each mural.
Ladies To The Front, because our mothers carried us and took care of us. Ladies To The Front, because our
sisters and chosen sisters showed us the meaning of support. Ladies To The Front, because the strength of
the feminine being leads all with love.
With this project we will honor women from a historical perspective to a contemporary one through the vision
of three local female artists and student groups:
Bree Stallings + Time Out Youth
Elisa Sanchez + OurBRIDGE KIDS
Sloane Siobhan + Here for Good Club
The Education is Liberation Monarch Mural
A panel discussion held at the Latin American Association building about Immigration Advocacy in public spaces titled “Here To Stay”
The "Here to Stay" Panel discussion event was a success! Thank you each and everyone who came out to support. Special thanks to Yehimi's mother for the delicious food.
Our moderator, Gigi Pedraza, captivated a room full of listeners with her infectious personality. She was able to incorporate commonalities amongst the audience by asking intriguing questions to our panelist.
Our first-panel member, Dr. Laura Emkio Solstis, who runs a school for undocumented youth shined a light into her world. Dr. Solstis shared a story with the community about an experiment she conducted at the University of Georgia with her students. A peace protest that paved the way for educational reform.
The second panelist, David Schaefer, who works with the Latin American Association provided some insight on the mural's relocation. The message behind the Education is Liberation Monarch mural made him share personal stories which made him overwhelmed with emotion.
The last panelist, Leslie Ramirez, a Cross Keys High School student of Yehimi Cambron elaborates on the meaning of the mural. The Education is Liberation Monarch mural is a safe haven for her community that is and will always be "Here To Stay"
Atlanta’s largest mural is complete! Head over to Peachtree Center Downtown to see it!
Living Walls selected an artist who qualified to illustrate this dynamic project for the community of Atlanta. Banyan Street Art and International Corporate Art(ICart) are responsible for the curation of this mural. Our partnership with these organizations has produced what will be Atlanta’s largest mural to date. During the last week of January, Hopare will be adding his finishing touches to “Symphony” just time for Super Bowl LIII. We’ve documented and put together a few images of our progression throughout the month of January. Check it out!