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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 from leaving violent relationships, visible? This summer, Purple Purse is 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 are painting share-worthy murals. Each mural contains a hidden message revealed more fully with Instagram's "Moon" filter. Passers-by are encouraged to explore the art, snap a pic and share the invisible to help give victims a #SafeWayOut. Follow along on Instagram @allstatepurplepurse

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

Purple Purse Mural in Chicago.


Artist: Lauren Asta, @lauren_asta

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


Coming in August


Artist: Ellen Picken, @ellenpicken

Mural location:

Los Angeles

Coming in August

Los Angeles

Artist: Carolyn Suzuki, @carolynsuzuki

Mural location:

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