A wall was erected in Colorado during Donald Trump’s visit to the state earlier this month — but it’s definitely not the kind the presumptive Republican nominee has proposed.
ProgressNow, Strong Colorado and over two dozen local groups joined forces to build a nine-foot-tall wall out of cardboard boxes in Denver’s Civic Center Park, just blocks away from Trump’s speech at the Colorado Convention Center.
While Trump’s proposed wall has come to physically represent his hateful vision for America, the wall in Denver was covered in murals “encouraging peace, love and togetherness.”
After the wall was torn down by the groups, the boxes were filled with canned foods, diapers and other items to be donated to Growing Home, a community center in the area that provides services “to break the cycle of multigenerational poverty.”
“This isn’t about [Trump],” said Ian Silverii, Executive Director of ProgressNow. “This is about doing something good for our community.”
ProgressNow recorded a time-lapse video of the entire project from start to finish. It’s a must-watch below.