This mural is part of the 'You Are Loved' mural project that works with schools, worship groups, artists, businesses and organisations to create community murals. It was created as a result of the sharp increase in human trafficking cases crossing the federal prosector's desk.
Since 1997 Alex Cook as created over 150 murals internationally and the project focuses on spreading 5 messages;
- You are loved
- You are needed
- You are important
- You are beautiul
- You can do it
This project brings together communities and people of all different ages and drives to bridge divides to spread these messages. This mural is in Church Street Marketplace, a business improvement district that has been named one of great public spaces in USA and declared a national historic district.