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SOS Berks Dedication for The Journey Mural

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April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, April 18 at 3 PM  as we dedicate the second SOS Berks Mural, The Journey, located at 11th & Richmond Streets, Reading PA. The dedication ceremony will take place at the Albright College Total Experience Learning Building at 1041 Rockland St.

Participants are asked to park at this location and walk one block along 11th Street to view the mural.

The dedication will then take place inside the Total Experience Learning Building where the murals are painted. During this event we will also celebrate Alcohol Awareness Month. The mural is based on the story of Yvonne Stroman, who will talk about her Journey to Recovery from alcohol use disorder.

Learn more about The Journey.

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Located on a building owned by Albright College in an area that is highly visible to traffic, this mural design was created by Reading artist Marian Njai. It is based on the recovery story of Yvonne Stroman, who discussed with Marian the many joys of life in recovery, which includes bicycling, journaling, helping others in recovery and mentoring young people. Yvonne’s inspirational quotes about her journey of recovery loop through the imagery, which incorporates hand cut stencil patterns, many of which resemble bicycle themed gears, chains, etc, so that the theme of the journey is reflected in even the smallest elements.



April 18
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Albright College Total Experience Learning Building
1041 Rockland St
Reading, PA 196014