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M:POWR Mural Project

Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR)

Guidelines for Participants: 

  1. This project counts toward TLC students' civic engagement hours. 
  2. UNESCO certificates can be awarded to TLC graduates who complete 6 or more hours at Mountain Shadows. No exceptions. 
  3. M:POWR student particpants must honor the dress code (see details on the right). 

Spring 2018 Dates


Date & Time 


Weekly on Tuesdays

February 6th-April 17th


**Arrive on time.

Mountain Shadows Outreach Programs

970 Los Vallecitos Blvd., Suite 140, San Marcos CA 

**All students must honor the dress code & sign-in each time. 

Saturday M:POWR Intensives

March 10th        10am-4pm 

April 7th        10am-4pm

**Arrive on time. 


Mountain Shadows Residential Community

2067 W. El Norte Pkwy., Escondido, CA 92026

**All students must sign-in each time and submit paperwork. 

The Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR) mural project, started in Spring 2013 and is a partnership between CSUSM's TLC program, Mountain Shadows Outreach Programs, San Marcos Arts Council, Art Miles Mural Project, and the United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 

Thanks to our sponsor, Dr. Joanne Twafilis, students may attend either intensive or three Tuesdays to also earn a UNESCO certificate!

M:POWR Dress Code


"I learned that leadership is about teaching, helping, and assisting others." - Kayla, Fall 2017

"Painting with the clients was so much fun. I feel like they taught me and helped me more than I helped them." - John, Spring 2016