On a late February afternoon, Gallery CA's bright white room is full of splotches of color—and lively activity. A student stands on a black chair to reach the top of the mural with her paintbrush. Several others stand on the ground, all working together on a mural in the middle of the gallery. Students get up to refill their paint cups and mix new colors; some talk while others paint quietly. The sense of belonging among the eight students is palpable as they paint the story of April's uprising, and their city, and their world. After months of being talked at, talked about, and excluded from a conversation that directly affects their lives and futures, these young people are deeply engrossed in creating art that expresses their reality. Read on.