LOCAL PROJECTS DATABASE

The Local Projects Database highlights arts-based social impact projects that are happening across the country. Search the database for examples and inspiration of socially impactful projects or include your organization’s project in the database to highlight your community’s work. Once you upload your organization’s project, you can also select it for inclusion in your own Fact Sheet. Search for projects based on geographic location, sectors, and other descriptors of interest.

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A smiling Michelle Obama sits in a white chair in front of a blue screen, speaking into a mic.

Hip Hop Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthier America, whose honorary chair is former First Lady Michelle Obama came together to create the Songs for a Healthier America album and its accompanying live-action and animated music videos as Read More

Move-to-improve World Beats post. World Beats is in black with colorful thin lines drawn through it.

Hip Hop Public Health today announced the release of Move-to-Improve World Beats NYC, an album inspired by music and rhythms from some of the diverse communities that call New York City home. Produced in collaboration with the NYC Department of Read More

an infographic that looks like a city street with 3 young individuals

“Let’s Talk About Salt” is a boldly creative educational animated music video PSA starring Grammy®-winning Cheryl “Salt” James from the iconic group, Salt-N-Pepa. Hip Hop Public Health was inspired to remix Salt-N-Pepa’s 1991 global hit, “Let’s Talk Read More

includes a young girl raising her hand to ask a question and learning reimagined written

Welcome to Learning ReimaginED, a virtual portal to support the educational community with learning resources in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education.

a building with the sidewalks set with the space pads for social distancing

Mural Arts’ innovative Space Pads Project, which pairs local artists with practical public health messaging, is helping people keep their distance.

Partnering with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Space Pads can now be found at Read More

a mural of the city skyline made of pictures submitted by citizens

A virtual mural project to connect and represent people across Philadelphia

banner with floral designs

The “Emerge” campaign aims to foster inspiration and hope, acknowledging not just the impact of the intersections of COVID-19 and systemic racism in America, but the innate strength and resilience of people of color challenged by both pandemics. Read More

Arts + Categories: Community Cohesion
a decorated van parked on the curb

As the summer months stretch ahead of us with continued social distancing, stay-at-home orders, and closed camps and public spaces, families are in desperate need of creative at-home programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Murals on the Move, our Read More

a mural with 4 people, 2 with trumpets, 1 with a flute

Our Community Murals initiative is deeply rooted in Mural Arts’ beginnings as a grassroots platform for the voices of everyday citizens. We collaborate with community members to imagine and lead projects that build social capital, develop a sense of Read More