Paint the City Press

ABC & Chicago –  A group of black and brown artists sharing their reality with protests and Black Lives Matter Movement <br><i>by Yukare Nakayama

WTTW – Paint the City Initiative Aims to ‘Heal the City Through Art’
by Angel Idowu

Chicago Loop Aliance – BOARDED UP BUSINESSES TRANSFORMED WITH MURALS: A PROJECT BY MISSY PERKINS AND BARRETT KEITHLEY

Chicago Reader – How Chicago artists are spreading the message that Black Lives Matter.
(Muralists use boarded-up storefronts as their new canvas as part of Paint the City.)
by S. Nicole Lane

FORBES – Chicago Using Street Art To Improve Census Response, Get Out The Vote
Chadd Scott

Chicago Sun_Times – Social justice art collective to help raise awareness for the 2020 census
The mayor made the announcement at the DuSable Museum, 740 E 56th Pl., along with the founders of Paint the City — an art initiative born in the wake of the riots that followed the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
By Manny Ramos

New Ciy Art – Paint the City Offers Visual Resistance Against Racism
by CAIRA MOREIRA-BROWN

City of Chicago – Mayor Lightfoot Launches “Boards of Change” Civic Engagement Initiative to Encourage 2020 U.S. Census Participation
Mayor’s Press Office

Chicago Sun-Times – Artists, volunteers transformed King College Prep’s halls with murals
With the help of the organization Chi Gives Back, they turned the walls of the South Side school into canvases filled with art.
By Kyle Brown

New York Times – How Plywood From Last Year’s Protests Became Art
During the George Floyd marches last year, businesses boarded up.

This year, hundreds of those boards will be displayed in exhibitions in Minneapolis, New York and Chicago.
By Maya Salam