2000 community murals & projects
Children's Friendship Project for Northern Ireland mural sponsored by the U.S. Department of State: Miami artist Xavier Cortada will travel to Northern Ireland to create a collage-mural to capturing the lessons learned by the 132 youth who visited America during Summer 2000 to participate in the Children's Friendship Project for Northern Ireland. This mural will be completed and dedicated during the group's reunion in Northern Ireland on October 21st, 2000 and presented to the Minister of Culture.
Making a Difference Mural, an internet-supported collaborative mural created with youth from every US Congressional District during the MADD 2000 National Youth Summit in Washington, DC, September 29th - October 3rd, 2000. The mural will be unveiled on the steps of the US Capitol on Oct 3rd, 2000 at 10 a.m..
Creation of Children's Mural for the American Cancer Society's Families R.O.C.K. Weekend (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids), a weekend of learning, sharing and fun at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida on September 15-17, 2000.
Creation of Breaking the Silence collaborative mural with participants of the XIII World AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, July 5 - 14, 2000.
Creation of America's Millennium Canvas: Counties, Corporations, and Communities Working Together mural for the National Association of Counties (NACo) National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolinaon July 15-18, 2000.
Creation of "Healthy Women, Healthy World" Collaborative Mural for Global Health Council's 27th Annual Conference: A Century of Health for the Children of 2000, Washington, DC, June 13-16, 2000.
Creation of "Listen to the Children of the Green Island," a collaborative mural (60" x 144") created on the Green Line (the UN Peace Keeping Mission Buffer Zone separating the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities) with hearing-impaired Cypriot youth from both sides in an International Earth Day project sponsored by the United States Embassy in Cyprus, June 2 to 11, 2000.
Creation of "Our Quilt" mural at the University of Miami Children's Cancer Clinic, Miami, FL.
Our Community Mural, Creation of collaborative mural with 400 community leaders and activists during the Human Services Coalition of Dade County Annual Celebration in the Caleb Center, Miami, on June 12, 2000, 4:00- 6:30 p.m.
Creation of AIDS awareness movable mural with assistance from youth attending Wilson High School in Washington, DC on April 27 through May 1, 2000. The USAID-sponsored mural will reproduced as posters for distribution during the XIII World AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa in July 2000.
Creation of Mural for the Center for Disease Control's Center for Injury and Violence Prevention National Sexual Violence Prevention Conference on May 16-19, 2000 in Dallas, TX.
Voices 2000: Working with participants in the Youth Forum, Family Forum, Provider Institute and Ryan White Title IV Project Director's meeting to develop a collaborative mural for the AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families' Sixth Annual Conference in Washington, DC on May 19- 22, 2000.
Creation of Initiative Mural with the 50 Governors spouses, Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free, National Conference. This conference is sponsored by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the National Institute of Healths Offices of Research on Womens Health and Research on Minority Health, and will bring together Governors spouses, their staff, State Alcohol Directors, and experts in the field of prevention of alcohol use by children. March 23-24, 2000, Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C.
"Heroes Mural", a collaborative effort of the University of Miami Heroes Program and Regis House, Mailman Center for Child Development on Thursday, June 1st, 2000, noon, Miami, FL.
The Art of Inclusion: A Children's Collage. Creation of a collaborative mural that allows children with normal developmental abilities to work together with their peers who have varying disabilities such as hearing impairment, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and genetic disorders. The University of Miami Mailman Center/Debbie School children and their families will join staff in this effort co-sponsored by the St. Stephen's Art Festival and the Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council. The project begins February 2000 at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Complex, Miami, FL.
Master-Peace 2000: Implementation of the second half of the school-based art project exploring the lessons learned by humanity during the part millennium. The Internet-centered collaborative art project is co-sponsored by Miami-Dade Art in Public Places; Miami-Dade Public School's Division of Life Skills and Regis House. This semester's five schools are: Booker T. Washington High School, Carver Middle School, Paul Bell Middle School, Ruben Dario Middle School, and Shenandoah Middle School. Spring 2000, Miami, FL.
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