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3rd Annual United Way Young Leaders Mural Painting

United Way of Miami-Dade Young Leaders' Volunteer Mural Painting ProjectSaturday, June 6, 10am-12pm – Citrus Grove Elementary School, 2121 NW 5th Street, Miami

More than 80 young professionals, who already donate $1,000 or more annually to benefit the community, rolled up their sleeves and gave of their time at United Way of Miami-Dade Young Leaders’ annual hands-on volunteer project, at Citrus Grove Elementary School early Saturday morning. Showcasing Miami’s colorful shoreline and skyline, the mural designed by Miami-based artist Michael Halley, was painted along the entrance of the school, an approximately 200-foot-long wall that faces NW 22 Ave.

Together, Halley and United Way Young Leaders are leaving their mark around town, as this is the third school mural they completed. The first mural was painted at Paul Laurence Dunbar K – 8 Center in 2013, and the second one was painted on the exterior of George Washington Carver Elementary School in 2014.  Each mural has a similar style representative of the bright and vibrant Miami community, and has a lasting, positive impact on the students and staff of the schools. For more information or to get involved with Young Leaders contact Laura Fernandez at or visit United Way of Miami-Dade Young Leaders.  #YoungLeadersMiami @unitedwaymiami