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High School students in the South Bronx will paint a mural in their community to bring awareness to human trafficking.
33 backers pledged $595 to help bring this project to life.

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On June 4th, Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE), in direct partnership with the Advocacy Lab high school students from Wings Academy, will work with a professional muralist from Subway Art History in order to design and carry out a hip-hop graffiti style mural in the South Bronx community. The wall mural, the culminating event of the students' year-long human rights campaign, will focus on the global plight of young boys and girls who are sexually trafficked – a form of modern-day slavery – and will highlight the work of Somaly Mam, Cambodian human rights activist and trafficking survivor and the Somaly Mam Foundation.

Financial contribution will be used to purchase all mural art supplies (including, but not limited to paint and brushes), along with food and snacks for the students during their big day.

For more information about the Advocacy Lab, please visit: www.advocacylab.org.
For more information about the Somaly Mam Foundation, please visit: www.somaly.org.
For more information about Subway Art History, please visit: www.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/arts/design/27graffiti.html...
For more information about Art and Resistance Through Education, please check: www.artejustice.com soon (website yet to come - hold tight!)

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    In order to make this project a success, we are asking for donations of $5 and $10 (although larger amounts are always appreciated). As this is a public art project that will benefit the community and bring awareness to an important human rights issue, we believe it will take the power of an entire community to get it off the ground.

    For folks donating $5 - Folks will receive recognition on the ARTE website (www.artejustice.com) when it is up and running, along with a personal call thanking them for their donation and generosity.

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