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This Art Collective Used Paintbrushes To Change The Lives Of People In Mexico

This Art Collective Used Paintbrushes To Change The Lives Of People In Mexico

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For years, the people of Pachucha, Mexico — particularly those living in the village of Palmitas — led stagnant lives. The neighborhood's shoddy infrastructure and financial insecurity materialized in the form of dull grey homes and shops that cast light on the harsh reality that residents faced day in and day out.That's why youth collective Germen Crew decided to quite literally make life a little brighter for the people who call Palmitas home. With some paint and a bit of community outreach, they set to work turning the somber village into a visual celebration that's as vibrant as its residents. According to Germen Crew's press release, the project unfolded in a series of steps, the first of which involved getting community members on board and encouraging them to pitch in...