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Urban Arts

Crime Prevention program through urban arts

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OUR MANDATE

Graffiti: The mandate of our Murals service is to offer the owners of vandalized buildings or vehicles an alternative means to repair and solve the problem of graffiti and vandalism, through the services of professional artists. This section of our Urban Arts program not only adds to the beauty of the urban landscape, it also prevents vandalism. We have effectively observed that the taggers respect the fact that artists put a lot of energy into creating these pieces. This ensures that they do not vandalize the walls and vehicles on which murals were painted. […]

HipHop You Don’t Stop: The primary mandate of this festival is to engage at-risk youth from disadvantaged areas of Côte-des-Neiges and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in Montreal by encouraging their participation in positive alternative activities in the fields of urban arts and Hip Hop culture. These various activities offer youth the opportunity to channel their talent and energy towards a constructive means. This section of our Urban Arts program makes it possible for young people to showcase their artistic talents, thus fostering and attitude confident behaviour and self esteem. […]

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