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M:POWR Mural Project

Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR)

  1. This project counts toward TLC students' campus or civic engagement requirement (7 minimum hours). 
  2. UNESCO certificates can be awarded to TLC graduates who complete 7 or more hours at Mountain Shadows. No exceptions. 
  3. M:POWR student particpants must honor the dress code (see details on the right). 
Weekly on Tuesdays

February 11th - April 14th 

12 pm - 1 pm

1st Floor USU Patio at the base of Chavez stairs

**All students must honor the dress code & sign-in each time. 


Annual Auction, 

April 22nd, 2020 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
CSUSM Reading Room

Saturday Intensive


**All students must honor the dress code, sign-in each time.

February 22nd (Meets @ Mountain Shadows Outreach Programs 970 Los Vallecitos Blvd. Suite 100) 

March 14th (Meets @ 2067 W. El Norte Pkwy, Escondido, CA)


April 18th (Meets @ 970 Los Vallecitos Blvd. Suite 100


 The Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR) mural project, started in Spring 2013 and is a partnership between CSUSM's TLC program, Mountain Shadows Outreach Programs, San Marcos Arts Council, Art Miles Mural Project, and the United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


M:POWR Dress Code

Fall17 Mural

Mural artist

Students working on mural

"I learned that leadership is about teaching, helping, and assisting others."

- Kayla, Fall 2017



"Painting with the clients was so much fun. I feel like they taught me and helped me more than I helped them." 

- John, Spring 2016