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SilenceIsViolence partners with many community businesses and organizations to bring uplifting and thereputic events to our community.

  • Looking back, and forward
    This past Wednesday, we remembered every homicide victim in New Orleans from the past 10 years, name by individual name. Today, with the memories of our collective losses still heavy[...]
  • January 11, 2007 - January 11, 2017: Plans
    We are preparing for SilenceIsViolence's 10th annual memorial for victims of violence, and we wanted to send you the final details for tomorrow. Ten years ago, thousands of us united from[...]
  • Remembering Helen Hill
    Helen Hill was a free spirit, a creative visionary who connected in a deep way with the arts and culture of New Orleans. Her handmade films were personal statements with[...]
  • In memoriam
    Ten years ago today, Dinerral Shavers was murdered in New Orleans. Dinerral was a respected musician and educator, and his loss was felt throughout our cultural communities. One week later,[...]
  • DON'T GIVE UP on caring. We haven't!
    “SilenceIsViolence listened. SilenceIsViolence cared. And only SilenceIsViolence got the information and support we needed.” This was one of our clients last month, when New Orleans public agencies couldn’t help her[...]
  • RIP Officer Natasha Hunter
    The Silence is Violence Family would like to extend our sincerest condolences and love to the family Officer Natasha Hunter. Should any friends of family need or want supportive service[...]
  • Take a Stand with A Brass Band Blowout
    The Silence is Violence is pleased to announce its call for food trucks for the Take a stand with Brass Band Blowout. Dj Captain Charles and Silence is Violence have[...]
  • National Crime Victim's Rights Week 2016 April 10 - 16
    We cordially invite you to our National Crime Victim Rights Week! It’s a week long event dedicated to promoting victims’ rights and honoring crime victims and those who advocate on[...]
  • Support SIV on GiveNOLA Day, May 5, 2015
    GiveNola Day on May 5, 2015 Support SilenceisViolence on May 5 for the 2nd annual GiveNola day: a day of community giving in New Orleans. More details to come... Find our[...]
  • Celebration of our Arts, Healing for our Hearts
    Silence is Violence invites you to an arts celebration in honor of Chester "Tootie" Reeder and a benefit for art therapy services for New Orleans children affected by violence. Join[...]