PAL Partners To Unveil Harlem Center Mural Created By PAL Teens

August 17, 2016

mural1On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, the Police Athletic League (PAL) in collaboration with Creative Art Works unveiled a mural created by PAL teenagers at the PAL Harlem Center.

Throughout the summer, a group of PAL teenagers worked on a mural for the PAL Harlem Center through Creative Art Works led by Teaching Artist Kristy McCarthy, founding member of the Harlem Arts Collective, and Teaching Artist Assistant Jenna Kilman, MA, Art Therapy, to celebrate PAL’s connections to the Harlem community.  

mural in harlem1

Creative Art Works hires Youth Apprentices and as an approved worksite manager with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development’s Summer Youth Employment Program, it works in partnership with social service agencies such as PAL.  This mural project marks the third collaboration with the Police Athletic League. PAL also celebrates the power of the arts by partnering with Creative Art Works on Saturday workshops for children and with PAL’s juvenile justice programs.

New York City’s Police Athletic League is the first and finest civilian-run PAL in the country. Founded in 1914, PAL has served the city’s young people for over 100 years.  PAL provides recreational, educational, cultural and social activities to 35,000 boys and girls annually.  It is also the city’s largest, independent, nonprofit youth organization.

For more information, please visit

Photos Courtesy of Creative Art Works 

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west 42nd street, Los Angeles, CA, 90008, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
We're your source for local coverage, we count on your support. SUPPORT US!
Your support is crucial in maintaining a healthy democracy and quality journalism. With your contribution, we can continue to provide engaging news and free access to all.
accepted credit cards

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles