Mexican Government Asked Street Artists To Paint 200 Houses To Unite Community

A youth organization that’s been recognized to make use of graffiti as a way of expression has teamed up with the government of Mexico to rehabilitate Palmitas, a town in the Pachuca district. Under the moniker “Germen Crew,” they painted 209 houses, or twenty-thousand square meters of facade, into a single rainbow mural. According to streetartnews, the influence has been extraordinarily positive: 452 families, or 1808 people, have been affected by this project, leading to violence amongst youths being totally