During the 20th Century, mural making took on a new meaning and became a valuable tool to unite and educated communities. With the radical shift in cultural and political views occurring at this time, artists, educators, activists, and students began utilizing mural making to reach their goals. Many of these political and educational murals have been the subject of much controversy, due to their messages that often challenge the status quo. While controversial, these murals and the process of creating them are representative of the people who created them and their determination for a better world, making them stronger than the opposition they have faced. With the democratic and educational value of mural making, community programs and schools have utilized this art process with success. This site will explore some of the history of the Community Mural Movement and how it correlates with art education.