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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.[...]
    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[...]