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  • Press Release: S/V anniversary
    For immediate release For more information please contact: Baty Landis 504- 948-0917 SilenceIsViolence a campaign for peace in New Orleans Will hold a memorial, press conference, and concert to mark the one-year anniversary of the SilenceIsViolence[...]
  • Holiday Update
    Hi, everyone. Excuse the sudden holiday hiatus in our communications over the past couple of weeks. We have been in the process of reorganizing SilenceIsViolence, and of developing plans for[...]
  • November 29 update
    November 29, 2007 Hi, everyone. Good news in the NOPD Fifth District this week: After two years in trailers, the Fifth District offices are finally moving into a new[...]
  • Fall Music Clinic Finale
    SilenceIsViolence a campaign for peace in New Orleans Fall Youth Music Clinics FINALE! Tuesday, November 20 Where: Sound Cafe, 2700 Chartres St. Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm Cost: FREE Come support our newest local music stars coached[...]
  • November 13 update
    November 13, 2007 This week’s events with SilenceIsViolence: TUESDAY, NOV 13: Our final Fall 2007 Youth Music Clinic takes place this evening! Next week, we will hold a showcase for all of[...]
  • November 9 update
    November 9, 2007 Hi, everyone— With the Criminal Court Judge run-off election looming, SilenceIsViolence has invited both candidates, Laurie White and Juana Marine Lombard, to participate in a forum for discussion and[...]
  • October 25 weekly update
    October 25, 2007 Wow. The bizarre revelations in today's Times-Picayune regarding Eddie Jordan's possible connection, however tangential, to violent criminal suspect Elton Phillips has revived talk of his removal from[...]
  • October 17 weekly update
    October 17, 2007 Hi, everyone. Even as police chiefs from all over the nation gather in New Orleans for a law enforcement convention, we continue to suffer rampant murder throughout the city.[...]
  • October 11 weekly update
    October 11, 2007 Hi, everyone. 48 HOURS FEATURES DINERRAL AND HELEN This Saturday evening, October 13, CBS 48 Hours will feature the stories of Dinerral Shavers and Helen Hill, their contributions to New[...]
  • October 2 weekly update
    October 2, 2007 Hi, everyone. We have another busy week with SilenceIsViolence: 1. S/V Citizens VOICE (Violent Offender Intervention through Citizen Engagement) Initiative: Yesterday we announced our first action through VOICE, an initiative that[...]