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Youth Reclaim Public Space From Gangs With Mural

By The AjA Project In partnership with the Karen Organization, The AjA Project ran a nine-month program with young Southeast Asian refugee women called Photographers for Change (P4C). During the program, 15 Karen participants, ages 13 to 18 years old,in … Continue reading

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Removiendo grafiti, reemplazándolo con arte

Estudiantes de la Preparatoria Crawford ayudaron a transformar un muro de retención ubicado en la esquina de la Calle 51 y la Avenida Polk en un lienzo para la creatividad. | Foto pro San Diego Cultural Arts Alliance Por Staff … Continue reading

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Students Replace Graffiti with Wall of Self-Portraits

Students from Crawford High School helped transform a retaining wall at the corner of 51st Street and Polk Avenue into a canvas for creativity. | Photo Courtesy of the San Diego Cultural Arts Alliance By Staff A group of Crawford … Continue reading

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Artist Declares War on Peace Vandals

By Brian Myers April showers couldn’t keep artist Laurie Carlock inside while one of her community murals stayed vandalized. Earlier this week Carlock pulled painting supplies out of her car’s trunk, wiped the raindrops off the gunite wall on the … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Group Seeks Funds to Open Vegan Co-op in City Heights

By Megan Burks Group Seeking Funds to Open Vegan Co-op in City Heights San Diego CityBeat reported this week Mitch Wallis, the co-owner of Hillcrest’s Evolution Fast Food, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a vegan food co-op in … Continue reading

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Mural Representa los Esfuerzos de los Residentes por Mejorar los Cañones

Foto cortesía de City Heights Life Por Staff Click here to read it in English Al mismo tiempo que se instalaba un mural en la intersección de la Avenida University con la Calle 43, otra obra de arte público estaba … Continue reading

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New Mural Highlights Residents’ Efforts to Improve Canyons

Photo courtesy of City Heights Life Staff Report Haga click aquí para leerlo la en Español At the same time a mural was going up on University Avenue and 43rd Street, another piece of public art was taking shape not … Continue reading

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A Park Mural Goes Up Without the Park

The AjA Project collected photos from City Heights residents and baked them onto tiles for a large-scale mosaic at 43rd Street and University Avenue. | Photos Courtesy of The AjA Project By Tom Fudge It’s an artwork impressive in scope: … Continue reading

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New City Heights Mural Connects Past, Present and Future of Community

Families that came to City Heights from all over the world are coming together to create public art in the neighborhood. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Sarah Swasey [Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the January 2012 … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: KPBS Snags Former Voice of San Diego Reporter

By Megan Burks KPBS Snags Former Voice of San Diego Reporter Adrian Florido announced yesterday he’s joining the news staff at KPBS. He’ll report for Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, which collects stories from public radio stations about immigration and … Continue reading

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