Philadelphia Inquirer features new Same Day Work program on Front Page

Jun 11, 2019 | Mural Arts Philadelphia

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Alvin Tull, a lead teaching artist at Mural Arts, paints a rose on the parachute cloth that will be transferred to a wall at Suburban Station as part of the Same Day Work program.

Mural Arts Philadelphia has embarked on a groundbreaking new program putting economically insecure individuals to work creating public art with partners MHP, Scattergood Foundation, and Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health. Samantha Melamed of the Philadelphia Inquirer covered the story on the front page here.

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