Xavier Cortada in front of the “Hasta Cuando?” mural created on Mothers Day 1996 in Philadelphia (co-sponsored by Join Together, a national resource center for communities fighting substance abuse at the Boston University School of Public Health).
- “Naranja Park Mural Project” – Providing accessible and constructive outlets for the creative energy of Miami-Dade County residents in disenfranchised communities (in collaboration with Helping Hands Grab Hold of Community, the Greater Miami Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the Metro-Dade Park Department, Miami, FL).
- “Stand for Children” – Advocating for immigrant children and their families in Miami-Dade who would feel severe effects from proposed Congressional budget cuts (sponsored by the Metropolitan Dade County Children’s Services Council, Miami, FL).
- “Hope for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind” – Providing children who are visually-impared with a medium to express themselves through the use of their other senses (Miami, FL).
- “Join Together” – Creating art with civic and community leaders from seven U.S. cities to address substance abuse (created for the Join Together National Leadership Fellows Program, convening in Hilton Head, South Carolina).
- “Hasta Cuando?” – Empowering mothers and their children to tackle the drug and crime problem that divides their neighborhood (co-sponsored by Join Together, a national resource center for communities fighting substance abuse in Kensington Park, Philadelphia).