Jersey Proud: Volunteers paint East Orange school's hallways with inspirational messages

Employees with MetLife got access to Garfield Jackson Academy this week and brought their paintbrushes.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2023, 2:36 AM

Updated 394 days ago


Garfield Jackson Academy in East Orange is an old school building, but it has a brand-new look, thanks to a Jersey Proud effort.
Some artistic volunteers, employees with MetLife, got access to the school this week and brought their paintbrushes.
They painted inspiring murals in the hallways and bathrooms around the school.
They turned bland hallways into colorful messages to inspire students.

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