National CBS News features Mural Arts’ Color Me Back initiative

Jul 15, 2021 | Mural Arts Philadelphia

CBS News’ Errol Barnett visits Philadelphia to report on Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Color Me Back initiative. Working in the SEPTA South Broad Concourse and on other projects in the transit hub, individuals with housing insecurity help create art with a same day work and pay model, while receiving access to social services.

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CBS Mornings features Ed Bradley Historical Marker Unveiling

CBS Mornings features Ed Bradley Historical Marker

New York Times quotes Prevention Point Philadelphia on spike in overdose deaths

New York Times quotes Prevention Point on overdose deaths.

Mural Arts Philadelphia & Streets Dept Launch Artist-Created Posters Advocating for First 100 Days

Mural Arts Philadelphia, in partnership with curator Conrad Benner, created First 100 Days, a new art project designed to engage the public around policy issues.

Step Up to the Plate provides Christmas Meals

Step Up to the Plate and Prevention Point Philadelphia worked with caterer Catering By Design to provide hot meals and a festive environment for individuals experiencing housing or food insecurity during the pandemic.

Exhibition featuring artists impacted by criminal justice system featured on WHYY

WHYY’s Peter Crimmins covered the Mural Arts Philadelphia opening of the Rendering Justice exhibition at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

PBS NewsHour features Mural Arts Artist in Residency at District Attorney’s Office

Mural Arts Philadelphia and Fair and Just Prosecution created a groundbreaking Artist-in-Residence program at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) featuring the creations of artist James “Yaya” Hough. PBS NewsHour ran a story in September 2020, nine months after they originally filmed it.

TIME Magazine Highlights Important Work of Prevention Point Philadelphia

Prevention Point Philadelphia’s Syringe Services are highlighted in an important piece in TIME Magazine.

CBS This Morning Features Mural Arts Space Pads

CBS This Morning featured Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Space Pads and other creative measures highlighting beauty and public health together.

Mural Arts Philadelphia Removes Frank Rizzo Mural – Philadelphia Inquirer

Mural Arts Philadelphia removed the divisive Frank Rizzo mural, as covered in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Step Up to the Plate Food Service Initiative Featured on NBC10

NBC10 spotlighted Step Up to the Plate, a food service distribution program for individuals experiencing housing or food insecurity.