20/20 Vision for Schools exists to transform public schools within a single generation of students. We achieve this by mobilizing students and community stakeholders to partner with schools for sustainable change.
 
NY CityServe: Celebrating and Accelerating School Partnerships

NY CityServe: Celebrating and Accelerating School Partnerships

20/20 Vision for Schools is proud to lead the NY CityServe effort to mobilize congregations, businesses, and non-profits citywide to partner with public schools as volunteers, mentors, coaches, and more. More information coming soon. Sign-up to receive updates and participate in the movement. Subscribe for updates and opportunities to serve...
Brushstrokes: Free School Murals E-Book

Brushstrokes: Free School Murals E-Book

Coming January 2015 Thank you for your interest in receiving your free copy of “Brushstrokes: Creating Public Art and Thriving Students” in January 2015. Please fill in the form below with you contact information to receive your free e-book as soon as it’s available. Sign up now * indicates required...
New Infogaphic: Public School Partnerships Double and Accelerate Momentum

New Infogaphic: Public School Partnerships Double and Accelerate Momentum

So grateful for friends and partners whose investments empower New York City students, schools, and communities to thrive. Here’s our 2014 Progress Report, made possible with your support.
Public Art Transforming Public Schools

Public Art Transforming Public Schools

Today, 20/20 Vision for School proudly announces the launch of a new website SchoolMurals.org to fuel the great work of our growing Murals programs. Subscribe for regular updates. Watch the Slideshow Introducing Murals by 20/20 Vision for Schools Murals by 20/20 Vision for Schools creates public art that transforms public...
Now Accepting 2015 Intern Applications

Now Accepting 2015 Intern Applications

Are you talented, passionate, and ready to change the world? If so, consider interning with 20/20 Vision for Schools. Now accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2014. This internship was so much more than ‘busywork.’ It was an opportunity to make a difference within public city schools.” – Jessica Grant...
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Thank You for Returning Art to NYC Public Schools!

Thank You for Returning Art to NYC Public Schools!

Thanks to your generous financial and volunteer support this year, 1,300 students from five great schools and 800 volunteers from 20 community partners created 3,000 square feet of public art from September 2013 to June 2014. School Murals Portfolio We’ve updated our School Murals Portfolio to include all of the recent projects.
Three Mural Ribbon Cutting Events in Three Days

Three Mural Ribbon Cutting Events in Three Days

June 14, 12-3pm at PS/MS 282 180 6th Avenue, between Lincoln and Berkeley Streets, Brooklyn. Map it. June 13, 12:30 – 2pm at Borinquen Plaza Senior Center 80 Seigel Street between Manhattan and Graham Avenues, Brooklyn. Map it.   June 12, 9-12, 9:15am – 12pm at PS 170 1598 Townsend Ave, Bronx, NY 10452. Map...
PwC Visits PS/MS 34 and Invests in 20/20's Future

PwC Visits PS/MS 34 and Invests in 20/20’s Future

We are so grateful for our growing relationship with Pricewaterhouse Coopers this year. In addition to their generous financial support of 20/20 Vision for Schools, they have partnered with us to introduce their Earn Your Future curriculum in two schools this year, with the possibility of adding additional schools in the fall. Last week PwC...
Councilman Gentile: Mural Reminds Us of What’s Possible

Councilman Gentile: Mural Reminds Us of What’s Possible

On May 14th, 20/20 Vision for Schools unveiled the first of four school murals this semester, with the ribbon cutting for the Generations mural created by McKinley Junior High students for the Norwegian Christian Home. Some of the early feedback: Principal Janice Geary, McKinley Junior High School “Projects like this give students the confidence to...
Harlem HS: "Thank you for such a professional crew"

Harlem HS: “Thank you for such a professional crew”

[Photos courtesy Young Life Harlem] Building a bridge from Harlem to Wall Street A dozen volunteers from the Manhattan chapter of New Canaan Society (NCS) volunteered as part of the Harlem Village Academy (HVA) Career Fair on April 30. The came representing the HVA Alliance, a collaboration between NCS, KING, and Young Life Harlem facilitated...
Visit our New School Murals Website

Visit our New School Murals Website

SchoolMurals.org Instead of one school mural this semester, we are coordinating four! So instead of creating one mural blog to track progress, we created one website to chronicle four projects now, and many more later. Take action to support the restoration of visual arts in public schools. Volunteer. Subscribe. Donate. Inquire.
Hope Week Assemblies Inspire High School Students

Hope Week Assemblies Inspire High School Students

20/20’s newest partner #HopeWeekNYC produces motivational assemblies and collaborative weeks of school-based service that catalyze longer term school and community partnerships and wrap-around student supports. This past December, thirty volunteers from twelve community organizations and churches teamed up with Hope in Motion to organize the inaugural #HopeWeekNYC tour. Principals and students alike raved about the...
Introducing "Mural: Master Class"

Introducing “Mural: Master Class”

New for 2014, 20/20 Vision for Schools introduces Mural: Master Class for high achieving art students at three public schools. Funded initially by NYC Council Members Erik Martin Dilan, Fernando Cabrera, and Vincent Gentile, 20/20 will provide our “Mural: Master Class” program under the direction of artist Sam Wisneski. The schools’ art teachers select students...