Walls Of hope
An international art and human rights project Of education, conflict resolution, crime prevention, diplomacy building, community development and preservation of historic memory.
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Started in 2005, Walls of Hope facilitates, implements, and teaches art to children, youth, adults, and the elderly.
The Perquin Model is a blueprint that has become a replicable art model implanted successfully in many regions in El Salvador, as well as in Guatemala, México, Argentina, Canadá, Switzerland, Germany, Northern Ireland, and the United States.
Baja Verapaz, Guatemala, 2009
Perquin, El Salvador, 2011
Walls of hope welcomes everyone
The Activities That Expand From Walls Of Hope Focus
Upon Designing, Creating, And Completing Community-
Based And Collaborative Art Projects.
These Use The Strategies Of Various Arts To Rebuild A Torn Apart Region Where The Legacy Of Wars And Political Violence Is Followed By Social, Institutional, And Economic Collapse.
The focus is the creation of:
Community members decide what, where, and how to do their project.
They are given opportunity to share their histories and traumas as they design and develop the project.
International artists are invited to share with the community their
skills and artistry producing week -long workshops designed to
teach and disseminate techniques, skills, and innovative
Community members are also trained to facilitate art classes. Since 201 5 there have been weekly courses addressing the urgent need to recuperation and respect the environment, using exclusively recycled materials. The four artists/ teachers of Walls of Hope facilitate, implement, and teach children, youth, adults, and the elderly bridging art beyond El Salvador
The Goldin Foundation for Excellence in Education AWARD
HARVARD NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION CLINICAL PROGRAM ART REWARD
LATINX ART IN SF
RECOGNITION TO CITIZENS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD WITH ART
CCA COMMUNITY-ENGAGED PRACTICE
ACTIVIST IN RESIDENCE/HUMAN RIGHTS RECOGNITION AWARD
SOCIAL COURAGE AWARD
SUSTAINABLE VISIONS AND VALUES AWARD
Funding Our Dreams
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