I.S. 219 Students Create Social Action Mural

Student Victoria De La Nuez pointed to what the world needs more of these days.
Photo by Odette Scofield

CEI student artists and activists of I.S. 219 unveiled their social action large-scale mural expressing their call to action for a peaceful, healthy community on Friday, June 8 at 3630 Third Avenue. The sixth and seventh graders hope to effect community change by addressing issues of gun violence, bullying, smoking and a clean environment through their vibrant, meaningful mural.

(l-r) Noelle Reid, classroom paralegal; Joy Langer, teaching artist; Dominic Cipollone, principal; Malachi Jackson, student; Nicole Gomez, sixth grade teacher; students Victoria De La Nuez, Michael Monterrey and Aisha Sinera; Alexandra Leff, CEI director of Arts Education and Jacob Ortiz, student.
Photo by Odette Scofield

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