Tito Fuster helps two Latino teenagers to paint the mural "Say no to Drugs, Say yes to Your Community," La Alianza Hispana Community Center, Roxbury, Mass
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The mural was designed and painted by Latino youths participating in the program "Say Yes to You" and "Teen Time." It was directed by the artists Hector Valladares and Jaime Melendez. The mural project was sponsored by the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club, the Roxbury Multi-Service Center, and La Alianza Hispana. It was funded through a special grant from United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts & Humanities. The mural title translated into Spanish: "Dile no a las Drogas, Dile si a tu Communidad." Realizado por los jovenes de los programas "Say Yes to You" y "Teen Time."
Donated by La Alianza Hispana.
This project was partially funded with federal assistance from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
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La Alianza Hispana records (M55)
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Community centers -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Hispanic American artists
Hispanic Americans -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Mural painting and decoration
Youth -- Services for -- Massachusetts
Fuster, Tito
Melendez, Jaime
Valladares, Hector
Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. Roxbury Clubhouse
Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities
Roxbury Multi-Service Center (Boston, Mass.)
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