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Helping Hands

Saturday October 28, 2017





Helping Hands With Publicolor

Please join Street Project and Publicolor in painting Longwood Preparatory Academy in the Bronx and mentoring students for the day. Publicolor aims to engage at-risk youth and improve their education by establishing and implementing design-based programs that use the power of color and collaboration to transform and revitalize institutional public spaces. You will be matched with a teenager and act as mentor for the day. No painting experience required. We will teach everything you need to know. Please wear painting clothes and shoes. We use odor-free latex paint that will wash out of your hair and skin but not out of your clothes. Gloves will also be provided. The project runs from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (with an hour for lunch).

Please arrive by 9:15 AM for orientation.


965 Longwood Avenue Bronx, NY 10459 6 train to Longwood Avenue Station


Pubilcolor will provide lunch. To help defray the cost of lunch we ask that the volunteers donate $12 per person (cash).



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