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  • Guy McEwen
    April 18, 2008 Many of you will have heard by now that Guy McEwen, one of the witnesses for the prosecution in Dinerral Shaversís murder case, was himself murdered yesterday evening.[...]
  • The Verdict
    For many months now, we have found the motivation for an entire public awareness movement in one case that has meant a lot to us personally. Dinerral Shavers was[...]
  • Sunday second-line celebrates YA/YA
    New Orleans Bayou Steppers Social Aid and Pleasure Club Parade Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of YA/YA (Young Aspirations/Young Artists) Sunday, April 6, 2008 12 Noon START: Sportsmanís Corner (2nd and Dryades.) [...]
  • Spring City Walks press release
    For Immediate Release For more information please contact: Jamie Christovich 504-838-3442 SilenceIsViolence a campaign for peace in New Orleans announces City Walks Spring 2008 Saturday, March 29: CBD walk with the City Heroes Saturday, April 5: Treme walk with the Social Aid[...]
  • March 28 update
    March 28, 2008 Hi, everyone. This morning, Mayor Nagin pledged his administrationís support for enhanced mental health services and a strengthened criminal justice system, among other local priorities for the[...]
  • March 11 update
    March 11, 2008 Hi, everyone-- All of us who have been watching the evolution of the Orleans Parish criminal justice system were heartened to see two high-profile cases enter the courtroom this[...]
  • February 25 update
    February 25, 2008 Hi, everyone-- We are very excited to be writing to tell you that our SilenceIsViolence programs are starting up again for the spring, beginning with our Youth Music Clinics, which[...]
  • Music Clinics press release
    For Immediate Release For more information please contact: Emily Palit 504-621-3853 SilenceIsViolence a campaign for peace in New Orleans announces our Spring 2008 series of Youth Music Clinics Tuesday evenings, February 26-April 15 6-8pm Sound Cafe: 2700 Chartres Street *Clinics[...]
  • January 15 update
    January 15, 2008 Hi, everyone... To mark the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, several dozen of us gathered at the memorial to Dr. King at the intersection of MLK[...]
  • SilenceIsViolence one-year anniversary
    January 8, 2008 Hi, everyone. This Friday, January 11, we will mark the one-year anniversary of the March for Survival to City Hall that so many of you participated in last year,[...]