Hamden's MLK39 Diversity and Equity Mural

RiseUP for Arts is partnering with the Town of Hamden and several local organizations to create a public art mural that will celebrate the diversity and cultures of the community and highlight the messages of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The mural in Hamden MLK39 mural is part of RiseUP's state-wide mural tour to paint 39 MLK themed community murals across Connecticut, one for every year of MLK's life.

The mural will be painted on Miller Memorial Library, 2901 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT. 
The mural's lead artist will be Emida Roller with support from local artists and the community. More about Emida's work can be found at https://www.emidaroller.com/.
We are seeking to raise $15,000.   The total budget is $15,000 and includes artist payment, materials and supplies, community engagement, and a community mural celebration. 

Offline donations can be mailed to: The RiseUP Group, Inc. 942 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103.
This mural will leave a positive impact on Hamden for decades and we appreciate your support!
Previous MLK39 Murals in Southington and Mansfield that were painted by Emida Roller:
About RiseUP for Arts:
RiseUP for Arts is a project started by the non-profit, The RiseUP Group, in 2015 to create public art that is inclusive and accessible for anyone.
We have completed over 75 mural and placemaking projects throughout Connecticut, we’ve worked with over 40 local artists, over 100 partners, and we host 1,000 plus volunteers per year to help paint our murals. RiseUP creates public art through donations, grants, and community goodwill.
We support artists, cities, other nonprofits, companies, and local community members in making their mural projects come to life. We help create the vision and manage the entire process to beatify communities through public art.
Visit www.ctmurals.com for more information.

Fundraising team: RiseUP for Arts (2)

RiseUP For Arts
Raised $15 from 1 donation
Hartford, CT
The RiseUP Group, Inc
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
Alisha Martindale
Team member
Raised $325 from 5 donations

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