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  • A statement from SilenceIsViolence
    October 1, 2007 Starting today, October 1, 2007, SilenceIsViolence begins a new supportive collaboration with the Violent Offenders Unit at the office of the Orleans Parish District Attorney. We are[...]
  • September 26 weekly update
    September 25, 2007 City Walk #13: Carrollton to Hollygrove Thursday, September 27, 2007, 7PM START: Plum St. Snowballs, 1300 Burdette St. at Plum. Walk up Plum St. to Carrollton Ave.; turn LEFT[...]
  • September 20 weekly update
    September 20, 2007 SilenceIsViolence City Walk #12: Thursday, September 20. Departs Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church (Millaudon at Leake Ave.) at 7pm sharp and proceeds to Plum Street Snowballs.[...]
  • SEPT 13 CITY WALK POSTPONED
    Due to today's rain, we will shift the current City Walk to next week. Also, the Dinerral Shavers murder trial, scheduled for Friday, Sept 14, has been postponsed to[...]
  • September 11th Weekly Update...
    Hi, everyone: SilenceIsViolence, a campaign for peace in New Orleans, continues to enjoy extraordinary support from citizens and organizations throughout New Orleans and beyond. Your support is so important to us and[...]
  • August 29 weekly update
    CITY WALKS RESUME: Fall 2007 City Walks schedule (all walks on Thursday evenings): August 30: Uptown and the Black Pearl September 13: Uptown‡Carrollton September 27: Carrollton‡Hollygrove October 18: Hollygrove‡Mid-City November 1: Mid-City‡City Park November 15: City Park‡Lakeview November 29: Lakeview‡Gentilly *Full routes are posted each week[...]
  • August 23rd Weekly Update.
    Next SilenceIsViolence City Walk: Thursday, August 30, 7pm. We are postponing this week's City Walk, originally scheduled for Thursday, August 23, to next week. The route will take us from Franky[...]
  • August 10th Week Wrap-Up
    It's been a busy week. Nakita Shavers, the life and violent death of whose brother Dinerral has motivated so much of what SilenceIsViolence is doing, leaves tomorrow morning to return to her education[...]
  • Nakita's Farewell
    Dear SilenceIsViolence supporters, As most of you know, Nakita Shavers, who works closely with SilenceIsViolence, will be heading back to Florida A&M University this weekend. Nakita will continue working with the organization,[...]
  • August 6th Week Events
    This week's plans for SilenceIsViolence: SPEND A "NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME" This Tuesday, August 7, is National Night Out Against Crime. We will be participating in two main events and trying to[...]