Groundswell brings together artists, youth, and community organizations to use art as a tool for social change. Our projects beautify neighborhoods, engage youth in societal and personal transformation, and give expression to ideas and perspectives that are underrepresented in the public dialogue.

[Groundswell Sweet 16 Art Auction Benefit] Honoring artist Hank Willis Thomas, patrons of the arts Susan Ochshorn and Marc Gross, and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
Patron Tickets available now. For more information, click here.

[Groundswell announces 2012 Summer Leadership Institute]
Learn more about our seven summer projects here.

[FY11 Annual Report] Wow! Look at all we’ve accomplished together. Review our FY11 Annual Report here.

[StreetWise: Hunts Point]
Groundswell announces a new initiative in partnership with The Majora Carter Group and NYC DOT. Learn more here.

[In the News] The Daily News highlights Groundswell among New York City's most significant non-profit organizations. Take a look at all our recent press coverage.

[Get Involved] Create public art with us.

[Youth Profiles] News and views from Groundswell youth.

[Call for Walls] Want a mural in your neighborhood? Let us know.