The Sunshine Gang

Santa Fe’s youngest environmentalists are the main subjects of a new mural at Warehouse 21, in the heart of the city’s Railyard community.

The mural, up for the next two years, is the work of graffiti artist John Santos and photographer Ann Stavely. Eventually, seven high school activists will beam down from the wall with larger-than-life optimism.  Today, with a small crowd looking on, the first couple went up…

You may have caught a glimpse of Congressman Ben Ray Lujan there.   Hear some of his thoughts  on the power of youth, the wisdom of the old ways and the evidence of climate change in New Mexico:

And, finally, a little poetry for your day from slam poet Lisa Donahue:

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3 thoughts on “The Sunshine Gang

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  3. Kudos to the Youth Allies program at Earth Care for training and nurturing several of the young activists pictured in this mural and much thanks to New Energy Economy for helping to organize the project! Hooray for New Mexico youth!

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