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2005 community murals and projects

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PCAR and NSVRC logosSeptember 28, 2005: Keynote address and mural unveiling at the National Sexual Assault Conference: A National Conference on Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention, Pittsburg, PA. 

To read or add online messages to the mural, please visit:



September 2-4, 2005:  

 Creation of collaborative art with kids at the American Cancer Society, Florida Division's Families ROCK (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) Camp Weekend at Disney's Yacht Club, Orlando, FL.


 Creation of collaborative mural for the Congressional Hunger Center (, during July 29-31, 2005 in Washington, D.C.


Child Welfare League of America

April 22, 2005
:  Unveiling of the "Protecting America's Children: A national message mural" at CWLA's (Child Welfare League of America)
Children's Memorial Flag Initiative
, a public awareness campaign to direct attention to the tragedy of violent child deaths as part of a national initiative to reduce child mortality.  Washington, D.C. (Please click here for more information)


United Way of Palm Beach CountyXavier Cortada to create "Reach for the Stars" mural during  "S.T.A.R.S." Conference, aimed at helping kids with disabilities and their families, on April 9, 2005 in West Palm Beach, FL.



During Spring 2005 the Road to Hope Tour will travel 5,636 miles to 25 high schools, colleges and universities to educate students about HIV/AIDS. As part of this AIDS awareness campaign, Miami artist Xavier Cortada will create a national message mural receiving input from students at each tour stop.


The National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) & Voices For Children Foundation in collaboration with renowned artist Xavier Cortada, has introduced an art program to help build self esteem for children in the foster care system.  For more information, click here.


Miami Mangrove Forest
a volunteer-driven, large-scale
public art project designed by

Xavier Cortada

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Xavier Cortada has exhibited his works in museums, galleries, and cultural venues around the world and has pioneered the use of the Internet in collaborative art-making. The Miami-based Cuban-American artist, attorney, and activist has worked collaboratively with diverse groups across the United States, Latin America, Europe and Africa to create pro-social community murals and participant-driven art projects. 

Cortada has created murals for:

The White House
The World Bank
Global Health Council
World AIDS Conferences
Miami-Dade County Juvenile Courthouse
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places
Miami Art Museum

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Children's Friendship Project for Northern Ireland mural sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

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