The Communities of Opportunity Mural Program's (COMP) goal is to use murals to transform neighborhoods and promote the health of the individuals who help to create and reside around the public work of art.
Murals promote change in a residents perception about their neighborhood and in the long term, murals can serve as a catalyst for social change. A murals ability to bring people together, to find common meaning and shared purpose is nothing short of magical.
By engaging community partners and residents in the creation and execution of the mural you are providing a unique opportunity of self expression as well as offering a newfound sense of ownership and pride for the place where someone calls home.
Let's be honest, public art has the power to change. It brings people together, beautifies and enriches the lives of everyone it touches.