Community Arts & Reintegration Project

CARP (the Community Arts and Reintegration Project in Westmoreland County) is a restorative justice-based program. We bring together

  • • community members
  • • organizations
  • • victims and victim advocates
  • • youth currently on probation with the Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation Department

to develop and construct murals that will be placed on dilapidated buildings in targeted cities throughout the county.

Project Leader & Faculty Involvement: Dr. Tim Holler (Director), Dr. Geoff Wood (CFAR Director), Dr. Frank Wilson (CFAR Faculty Affiliate)
Participating Staff: Courtney DeCarlucci
Participating Students: CFAR RAs on a rolling basis and students from the CJ 1126 - Restorative Justice Course

Learn more about the recent dedication of the Mount Pleasant mural >>

Completed Mt. Pleasant mural   Completed Mt. Pleasant mural
Collaborators posing in front of mural   Pitt-Greensburg students painting mural