For more than a decade, Brooklyn’s Groundswell Community Mural Project has united artists, young people and community organizations to make art that advocates for social change. Based in Gowanus on President Street, their reach extends widely across the city.

This summer their in-progress murals are varied. One mural is underway at the Brooklyn Detention Complex on State Street in Downtown. The lead artist, Chris Soria, has previously led other Groundswell mural projects, including one at Rikers, and is leading 15 Art Headlines

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