Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, a 15-year-old from the Bronx, was killed in June 2018 by gang violence in a case of mistaken identity. Artist George Fernandez saw the trending hashtag #justiceforjunior on Instagram and immediately traveled to New York to create a mural honoring Junior’s life.
SRL Producers: Briget Ganske and Kristy Choi
Student Production Assistants: Dante William James, Imone Carey, Jaylene Ramirez, Richelle Brown, and Alicia Rodriguez from Bronx Arena High School, Bronx, New York
SRL Connected Educators: Abe Cohen-Garcia and Sandra Begley
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