Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) is a project of the Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation. CATA creates public art spaces and street art murals as mediums of social advocacy. With the support of local artists, businesses, and nonprofits, CATA provides art opportunities to community members of all backgrounds and bring awareness to local issues such as homelessness, mental health, and affordable housing.
- Research – Understand the salient local issues and which organizations are working for their resolution.
- Collaborate – Work with business owners, artists and city staff to determine mural design and financial sponsorship.
- Paint & Publicize – Paint the mural and share it with our community.