Not Somewhere Else, But Here

Daryl E. Wells, 1992-1993

Fairfax and Clinton, Los Angeles. Mural on the side of the National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles Section building.

Text from the mural: Assistant: Felicia Goreshter. Sponsored by the Social and Public Art Resource Center and made possible through a contract with the Cultural Affairs Department, City of Los Angeles. Neighborhood Pride: Great Walls Unlimited. The mural depicts from left to right Betty Friedan (author and activist), Barbara Boxer (senator), Hannah Senesh (poet and holocaust rescue mission fighter), Dolores Huerta (United Farm Workers president), Lee Krasner (artist), Barbara Jordan (congresswoman and civil rights worker), Emma Goldman (anarchist and labor rights activist), young woman of the Ethiopian Jewry, Aung San Suu Kyi (elected president of Burma, currently under house arrest), Lillian Hellman (playwright), Rigoberta Menchu (Guatemalan human rights activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize), Hannah Solomon (founder, National Council of Jewish Women)

Written under the portraits are the words: Community Service, Social Action, Education


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