The Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR) mural project, began in Spring 2013 and allows TLC/MIL students to connect, have conversations, paint murals, drum, and bond with participants from Mountain Shadows - a local non-profit that supports individuals with intellectual disabilities. Our painting and drumming are on pause until we can safely resume in person.
Learn more by watching a short info session.
A partnership between TLC, Mountain Shadows, Art Miles Mural Project, and recognized by UNESCO. Open to all CSUSM students @ any time. TLC students count these projects toward campus or civic engagement & will earn a UNESCO certificate if they complete 7 hours minimum with any combination of these activities.
We are very fortunate that our Art Miles partner, Dr. Joanne Tawfilis, is also a commissioner for the United Nations and provides TLC/MIL students with a UNESCO certificate if students are:
Join us every Friday for conversation and connection with our friends at Mountain Shadows. All sessions occur via Zoom.
Please RSVP for each of the following dates you're able to join and a unique Zoom link will be sent to you:
Send your link by Wednesday each week to:
Flor Angel, Outreach Director at: FAngel@mtnshadows.org
Getting back to the joy of snail mail and connection. Join us in our new pen-pal connection with Mountain Shadows' participants! TLC students will be paired with one or more participant.
ATTN: Flor Angel
970 Los Vallecitos Blvd Suite 140
San Marcos, CA 92069
You can drop off your letter in front of Outreach (at the above address) between 9 AM – 3 PM Monday - Friday and wait for a response.
Mountain Shadows participants love engaging with TLC students and you will too!
Flor will work with you to find a weekly date and time that works with you and a Mountain Shadows participant to meet via Zoom on a weekly basis. If you are interested in connecting virtually and making a new friend, email Flor Angel to sign-up: FAngel@mtnshadows.org
WE can all come together and create something beautiful, no matter how different we are.
What was most rewarding about this experience was painting with everyone and just having a good time enjoying each other’s company.
Empathy between all types of people makes us better leaders.
It means community and participation in something bigger than myself. I feel good, happy, and like I’m putting good into the world.