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Norwegian American Weekly: “Spectacular” Art, but “More Valuable” Collaboration

The Norwegian American Weekly newspaper featured the “Generations” mural in print and online last week. About the artwork itself, author Victoria Hofmo writes: “This fine tradition of connecting art to public schools is continuing through 20/20 Vision for Schools. … The most recent mural project, ‘Generations’ was unveiled on the lawn at the Norwegian Christian Home & Health Center…

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DOE: “PS 102 Says ‘Welcome’ with Mural”

For the month of October, the NYC Department of Education has featured the PS 102 mural on its homepage. “Welcome” to our school! As featured in: The Brownstoner // The Bay Ridge Eagle // Brooklyn Family // Department of Education // New York Teacher BAY RIDGE’S PS 102, “THE BAY VIEW SCHOOL,” CELEBRATES DIVERSITY WITH COMPLETION OF A NEW SCHOOLYARD MURAL Inspired by…

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Mural Shows Resiliency Of Brooklyn Schoolkids

As reported on NY1: Brooklyn school kids are showing off their community’s resiliency after Hurricane Sandy. A new mural was unveiled at P.S. 329 in Coney Island this weekend. Nearly 250 students helped to design it this spring by responding to the question, “How do you help a neighbor in need?” Their answers were the…

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Case Study: An Empowered Parent

Although inspired by 20/20’s Vocational Calling, a Brooklyn father struggled to identify where he fit into 20/20’s strategy. He didn’t run a community group or lead a congregation, so he couldn’t commit an organization to adopt a school. Nor was he involved in direct youth work, so he couldn’t directly empower students to lead change…

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