#OaklandSuperHeroes Mural Project Update

The Hoover Youth Leadership team are the creators and inspiration for our next #OaklandSuperHeroes mural project, which will be painted in March 2017 on Oakland’s West Street I-580 underpass.

The Youth designed Superheros that solve problems in the community by helping to rebuild after natural disasters, clean neighborhoods, stopping gun violence, providing resources for the homeless and extending love to people with low self-esteem.

  The Hoover Leadership Group standing at the steps of Oakland's City Hall prior to presenting at the Public Art Advisory Committee for mural approval on December 5th, 2016 .

The Hoover Leadership Group standing at the steps of Oakland's City Hall prior to presenting at the Public Art Advisory Committee for mural approval on December 5th, 2016 .

The Hoover Youth Leadership Group meets every Wednesday where students engage in a variety of lessons in visual art, literacy, mindfulness and ways to be advocates in their communities. This week on December 5th, 2016, a portion of our Youth Leadership Group (4th Graders) met with the Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) to present the designs for our 4th Oakland Super Heroes Mural Project, with production slated to begin in March 2017.

See the proposed design for our next #OaklandSuperHeroes mural project and learn more here: http://www.ahc-oakland.org/blog/2016/10/18/design-for-ahcs-4th-west-oakland-superheroes-mural-revealed

  Hoover Youth Leadership group painting larger-than-life sunflowers to be installed in the school community garden.

Hoover Youth Leadership group painting larger-than-life sunflowers to be installed in the school community garden.

Our work is not possible without the generous love and support of our beloved community. No donation is too big or small. Your support will go far in helping us:

  • Create more murals in Oakland
  • Offer healing circles to families in mourning or experiencing catastrophic challenges
  • Keep our #ArtEsteem programs in underfunded schools where they are needed most

Thank you so much for your love and solidarity. 
We look forward to building and creating with you more in 2017.