Interactive Resource Center’s new mural both moving and a mission statement

Gina Elizabeth Franco looked up and along the length of the brick canvas and smiled.

“If you can create conversation, it serves its purpose,” she said.

Franco had just finished painting a mural of doors and a large key with the words “Housing is a Human Right” on a building that serves as a day center for those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless: the Interactive Resource Center.

Franco was hired, based on the graffitilike style to her work, to take the side of the sprawling brick building facing steady traffic and along the future path of the Downtown Greenway — a prominent canvas — and spread the IRC’s message.

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