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  1. 1. Murals A Salvation For TheMurals A Salvation For The CommunityCommunity Murals A Salvation For TheMurals A Salvation For The CommunityCommunity Murals A Salvation For TheMurals A Salvation For The CommunityCommunity By: Adan Figueroa
  2. 2. Dropout Rates State OfDropout Rates State Of IL Vs. ChicagoIL Vs. Chicago On average, only 58% of students in America’s 50 largest cities make it to graduation. The Graduation Rate for Chicago is 55.7% The Graduation Rate for the rest of Illinois (suburbs) is 84.1% Foreman High School in Chicago this past june graduated 49.57% of its initial graduation class of four years ago
  3. 3. Foreman High SchoolForeman High SchoolChicago’s 30th WardChicago’s 30th Ward Alderman: Ariel E.Alderman: Ariel E. ReboyrasReboyras On The Northwest SideOn The Northwest Side Of Chicago,Located onOf Chicago,Located on Belmont & LeclaireBelmont & Leclaire Predominant Latino &Predominant Latino & Polish Community.Polish Community. Known For Its BasketballKnown For Its Basketball Program and For DropProgram and For Drop OutsOuts Gang Infested AreaGang Infested Area Portrayed As A BadPortrayed As A Bad CHICAGO’S 30TH WARD ALDERMAN: ARIEL E. REYBOYRAS FOREMAN HIGH SCHOOL
  4. 4. The Impact Of Outside SourcesThe Impact Of Outside Sources Outside Sources have portrayed Foreman as a school in which Blacks hate Latinos and in which racial tension and fights occurs often within the school, the reality is that the only problems of racial tension is within the gangs surrounding the school not the actual student body.http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=5Bg5FoiSNWo
  5. 5. No UnityNo Unity African American kids that live on the south sideAfrican American kids that live on the south side cannot go to their local High Schools as they’recannot go to their local High Schools as they’re overcrowded.overcrowded. They’re pushed to the Northside where they haveThey’re pushed to the Northside where they have to conform to an environment which theyto conform to an environment which they themselves are not used to.themselves are not used to. They enter Foreman which is a school having theThey enter Foreman which is a school having the majority of the population as Latinos and Polishmajority of the population as Latinos and Polish Racial tension occurs which leads into gangRacial tension occurs which leads into gang involvement which later leads to many otherinvolvement which later leads to many other problemsproblems
  6. 6. Limited Resources =Limited Resources = Finding Resources ElsewhereFinding Resources Elsewhere Finding Resources ElsewhereFinding Resources ElsewhereAs a result of schools not having fundingAs a result of schools not having funding the schools themselves cannot createthe schools themselves cannot create programs which will cater to a studentsprograms which will cater to a students wants/needs which will keep kids off thewants/needs which will keep kids off the streets and doing what they’re notstreets and doing what they’re not supposed to do. As a result of not havingsupposed to do. As a result of not having something to do kids wander the streetssomething to do kids wander the streets and get into trouble which then leads toand get into trouble which then leads to expulsion and dropping out.expulsion and dropping out. Kids after school have nothing to doKids after school have nothing to do which interests them as programs don’twhich interests them as programs don’t cater to their needs/wants so they findcater to their needs/wants so they find that interest in the streets of Chicagothat interest in the streets of Chicago where they engage in gang activities withwhere they engage in gang activities with friends, fights, drugs, graffiti and manyfriends, fights, drugs, graffiti and many other problems which catches up withother problems which catches up with them in school and which leads to theirthem in school and which leads to their suspension, expulsion and dropping out.suspension, expulsion and dropping out. TAGGERS
  7. 7. Dropout FactoryDropout Factory Foreman among ChicagoForeman among Chicago Public Schools andPublic Schools and among Schools in Illinois isamong Schools in Illinois is one of the leadingone of the leading “dropout factories”.“dropout factories”. Which causes kids toWhich causes kids to dropout is that they’re notdropout is that they’re not motivated to come tomotivated to come to school as they haveschool as they have nothing to look forward tonothing to look forward to so for the most part kidsso for the most part kids either ditch classes oreither ditch classes or don’t show up to schooldon’t show up to school at all.at all.
  8. 8. Research of the Benefits ofResearch of the Benefits of the Artsthe Arts At a time when teachers are worried with standards and testing, some researchers suggest the arts can boost students’ test scores; Several studies in a report suggested that training in the arts might be related to improvements in math or reading skills. In some studies, a University of Oregon team, headed by psychologist Michael Posner concluded that the arts can train children’s attention, which in turn improves cognition. RESEARCH Casa Aztlan: Pilsen
  9. 9. Murals a salvation forMurals a salvation for kids in the citykids in the city PURPOSE: -We want to create a mural so that high school students have something which they can look forward to when they go to school. -We want to use murals to promote unity within the high school and as a result kids will go to their classes and after school come to the after school mural program where they will work together to create a mural or several murals which they can identify with and can be proud of creating in their time as high school students. -What we are hoping is that these same high school students after they graduate come back and help the future generation of students in continuing a tradition in school and continue to help future students become better academically which in turn will help create respect within the school and within the school’s community.
  10. 10. The Plan Behind TheThe Plan Behind The MuralMural In order to create a mural fundraising will be doneIn order to create a mural fundraising will be done A program will be created to cater to studentsA program will be created to cater to students artistic needs and provide a safe space for theartistic needs and provide a safe space for the students to come chill, listen to music, paint, eatstudents to come chill, listen to music, paint, eat and have fun.and have fun. Will ask for volunteers from colleges (Art Majors) toWill ask for volunteers from colleges (Art Majors) to help the school community in creating severalhelp the school community in creating several murals and in doing so unite the student body andmurals and in doing so unite the student body and communitycommunity Audience:Audience: We Plan To Target (Local BusinessWe Plan To Target (Local Business Corporations, The Ward’s Alderman and theCorporations, The Ward’s Alderman and the Community where the school is to donate money,Community where the school is to donate money, food, supplies.)food, supplies.) Ask for local corporations to donate supplies andAsk for local corporations to donate supplies and for local restaurants or bakeries to possibly donatefor local restaurants or bakeries to possibly donate food so the students have something to eat afterfood so the students have something to eat after schoolschool Ask for alderman’s and community help inAsk for alderman’s and community help in fundraising/donating money (fundraising/donating money ($250$250) so that the) so that the community can be united through creating thecommunity can be united through creating the murals, through this the community gains respect.murals, through this the community gains respect.
  11. 11. Creating The MuralCreating The Mural Pick a topic to addressPick a topic to address Research for pictures on lineResearch for pictures on line Compile picture which will go on to the muralCompile picture which will go on to the mural Photoshop the picturesPhotoshop the pictures Project the image on to the canvasProject the image on to the canvas Trace the images on the canvasTrace the images on the canvas Paint the canvasPaint the canvas
  12. 12. TOPIC EXAMPLE: GANG VIOLENCE/ VIOLENCE 1-RESEARCH FOR PICTURES ONLINE TO PUT ON CANVAS 2-PHOTOSHOP PICTURES INTO ONE IMAGE 3-PROJECT IMAGE ON AN EMPTY CANVAS AND TRACE THE IMAGES INTO IT
  13. 13. THE CANVAS (INITIALTHE CANVAS (INITIAL STAGE)STAGE) NEXT PROCESS IS ADDING THE PAINT 1 2 3
  14. 14. START ADDING PAINT TO THESTART ADDING PAINT TO THE CANVASCANVAS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  15. 15. 1 2 3 4 5 FOCUS WAS MORE ON THE COLOR SHADE 6
  16. 16. DETAILS
  17. 17. FINAL STAGES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  18. 18. The Final ProductThe Final Product
  19. 19. United School &United School & CommunityCommunityThroughout having createdThroughout having created the mural we will create unitythe mural we will create unity within the many differentwithin the many different minorities of the school, by theminorities of the school, by the creation of the mural we willcreation of the mural we will help motivate kids intohelp motivate kids into becoming better studentsbecoming better students academically and through thisacademically and through this help promote respect withinhelp promote respect within the community and studentthe community and student body which will be somethingbody which will be something the school andthe school and district/community can bedistrict/community can be

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