Every story of change begins with the seed of an idea. The first sketches of a mural. The blueprint for a local park. A second chance for a neighbor in need. These ideas, when nurtured, can ...
Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc. (APM)
3236 N. Front Street (19140)
Created as part of the three-year Porch Light Initiative in collaboration with Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc.(APM), the mural Aqui Se Respira Lucha reflects the creativity and effort of community members, APM staff and service recipients, and artist Betsy Casañas. The mural speaks to the universal themes of community resilience, migration, and cultural identity. We are thrilled to celebrate the culmination of the Porch Light Initiative at APM by dedicating this signature mural to the community!
Funded by: City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Independence Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation, The Patricia Kind Family Foundation
MURAL ARTS MONTH 2013 is presented by:
Image credit: Betsy Casañas