Mexican Government Asked Street Artists To Paint 200 Houses To Unite Community

Ending violence one spray can at a time

A youth organization under the moniker of “Germen Crew” that uses graffiti to incite change has partnered with Mexico‚Äôs government to bring the town of Palmitas to life.

The group painted over 209 houses into a colourful rainbow mural for all to see, and according to streetartnews, it has had extremely positive feedback. It’s impacteded 1808 different local residents, as the locals have noticed a decrease in crime.

Check out what the town of Palmitas looks like now!

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(Photos via Bored Panda)