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It's time we overshared the invisible issue of financial abuse.

Explore how new murals across the country are helping give victims a #SafeWayOut.

About the Project

What if we shared information about financial abuse like we share pics of artsy walls on Instagram? Could we make this invisible weapon, used to keep victims trapped in violent relationships, visible? This past summer, Purple Purse set out on a mission to find out. In six cities across the country — New York, Houston, New Orleans, Chicago, Seattle and Los Angeles — female street artists painted share-worthy murals. Each mural contained a hidden message revealed more fully with Instagram's "Moon" filter. Check out the Behind the Scenes video — Watch Now!

Purple Purse Mural in New York City.

New York City

Artist: Isabel Castillo Guijarro, @byisabel

Mural location: 90 Orchard St, NYC

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Purple Purse Mural in New Orleans.

New Orleans

Artist: Milagros Collective, @milagrosyall

Mural location: 8338 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

See the mural unveiled — Watch Now

Purple Purse Mural in Chicago.


Artist: Lauren Asta, @lauren_asta

Mural location: 1438 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

United States Map of the location of the Purple Purse Murals.
ECC Monitor: OK