Miguel del Valle Inspires Supporters to Keep Fighting for Reform, Declaring, “This is Chicago!”

repost of press release from http://www.delvalleformayor.com Del Valle envisions new youth leaders emerging from campaign February 22, 2011 (CHICAGO)– After an impassioned campaign on behalf of Chicago’s neighborhoods, Miguel del Valle pledged to keep fighting for a citywide progressive agenda. “What will be your role?” del Valle asked a crowd of supporters at his campaign’s…

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Internet Art & Activism- the #delValleMural

I am a Chicago-based digital media and performance artist. I created this grassroots, social media, portable mural in support of Miguel del Valle‘s campaign for Mayor. follow hashtag: #delValleMural to see how the mural was created.

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#delValleMural

The #delValleMural is finally complete! #delValleMural, 2011, Acrylic on Canvas I am thinking that after the elections a Chicago Public Library would be a really nice home for the piece.  What do you guys think?

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putting final touches on the #delValleMural

The #ChicagoMayor elections are right around the corner… And I am happy to report that I am ALMOST done with the #delValleMural (the hashtag is silent)

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#delValleMural in progress

As a community-based performance artist, I find the act of sharing the process equally important to the act of sharing the final product. Here are images from the last week of the #delValleMural unfolding.

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CPS Students Campaign for Miguel del Valle, Video Goes Viral: PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (please forward or repost) CPS Students Campaign for Miguel del Valle, Video Goes Viral Tuesday, February 1, 2011, Chicago – High school students may not vote, but they can still impact elections. On Sunday, January 29, students from Sullivan HS in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the northside, wrote and starred in…

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NOW THIS IS GRASSROOTS!!

The Student’s @DelValle4Mayor video just made it into the Huffington Post!! Rahm Emanuel Hit On School Policy By High Schoolers For Del Valle A group of Chicago high school students has decided to take Rahm Emanuel to task for his education policy. Cristina Henriquez, Gerardo Aguilar, and Alexandra Alvarez appear in a YouTube video, uploaded Sunday,…

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Invest in Chicago Public School Students

On January 30, 2011 Chicago Public school students and graduates (from Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood) got together to film a grass-roots/guerilla campaign ad to “tell it like it is,” and support the best candidate to improve our neighborhood public schools. The footage used is filmed outside of Roger C. Sullivan High School and from WGN’s…

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