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The 17 SDGS

The Sustainable Development Goals span a whole spectrum of issues the planet is facing.

The SDG campaign in Philadelphia is designed to bring awareness to the importance of the goals and encourage a broad commitment to their effectuation, both locally and in the wider world. 

Learn more about each SDG and GPA's role in creating a community of artists, sponsors, students, interns, businesses, and nonprofits that champions sustainability. 


SDG #1: No Poverty

Artist: Gabe Tiberino

Mural Location: Park West Town Center Shop Rite

Sponsor: John and Susan Smith

Grantee: Education Culture Opportunities Foundation (ECO)

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SDG #2: Zero Hunger

Artist: Branche Coverdale

Mural Location: BUDD Building - 2450 W Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129

Sponsor: GIANT

Grantee: Philabundance

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SDG #3: Good Health and Well-Being

Artist: David Guinn

Mural Location: vybe; 5828 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139

Sponsor: vybe urgent care

Grantee: MANNA

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SDG #4: Quality Education

Artist: Isabella Akhtarshenas

Mural #1 Location: Drexel Library at Saint Joseph's University & Samuel Gompers Elementary School

Sponsor: Saint Joseph's University

Grantee: Samuel Gompers School

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SDG 4 Mural

SDG #4: Quality Education

Artist: Arthur Haywood

Mural #2 Location: Saint Joseph's University Sciences Building

Sponsor: Saint Josephs University 

Grantee: Samuel Gompers School

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SDG #5: Gender Equality

Artist: Barbara Smolen

Mural Location: 17th Street side of Friends Select School, just off the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Sponsor: Glenmede Trust

Grantee: Gender Justice Fund

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SDG #6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Artist: Miriam Singer

Mural Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, 19th Street Wall

Sponsor: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Grantee: The Patrick Center for Environmental Research

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SDG 7 Mural

SDG #7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Artist: Eliza Nobles

Mural Location: Boathouse at FDR Park

Sponsor: Kleinman Center for Energy Policy 

Grantee: Friends of FDR Park

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SDG #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Artist: Faysal Adger

Mural Location: School of the Future

Sponsor: Teachers & 

Grantee: The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, on behalf of We Love Philly

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SDG 9 artwork

SDG #9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Artist: Jon Laidacker

Mural Location: Masonic Temple Lodge No. 51

Sponsor: Masonic Temple Lodge No. 51

Grantee: Currently undecided

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Unveiling coming in 2024

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SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities

Artist: Mat Tomezsko

Mural Location: Gladfelter Hall, Temple University

Sponsor: Temple University

Grantee: Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) Program at Temple University

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SDG 11 Mural

SDG #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Artist: Nazeer Sabree

Mural Location: West Philadelphia’s KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy

Sponsor: TD Bank Foundation

Grantee: KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy

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SDG #12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Artist: TBD

Mural Location: Villanova University

Sponsor: Villanova University

Grantee: TBD

More information coming soon. 

Sustainable Development Goal 12 - Wikipedia
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SDG #13: Climate Action

Artist: Calo Rosa

Mural Location: Disque Hall at Drexel University 

Sponsor: ESSITY

Grantee: Schuykill Center for Environmental Education

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SDG #15: Life on Land

Artist: TBD

Mural Location: Chestnut Hill College Campus, at the corner of Germantown and Northwestern Avenues 

Sponsor: TD Bank and Chestnut Hill College

Grantee: TBD

SDG 15 – Life On Land – Tourism for SDGs
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SDG #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Artist: Russell Craig 

Mural Location: Women of Change (Project HOME)

Sponsor: The Harry and Catherine Halloran Family Trust

Grantee: Project HOME

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SDG #17: Partnership for the Goals

Artist: Isabelle Cress

Mural Location: St. Mary's Interparochial School (500 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

Sponsor: St. Mary Interparochial School

Grantee: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Philadelphia Region

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