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July 31 update
The final installment of our summer Youth Music Clinics takes place this evening, from 6 to 8pm, at Sound Cafe (2700 Chartres St. in the Marigny). Thanks[...]
July 26th Weekly Update!
It has been frustrating, over the past two weeks, to watch the the
degeneration of an issue that should be perfectly unifying, if
tragically so, into a political squabble. In[...]
July 20 weekly update
July 20, 2007
In the midst of all the politicking, and fingerpointing, and chaos that has been swirling around District Attorney Eddie Jordan and his office recently, we are writing to[...]
Press Release July 13: Eddie Jordan
July 13, 2007
A statement regarding recent news surrounding the District Attorney:
Two days ago, we sent an open letter to Mayor Nagin letting him know that our organization is not satisfied[...]
OUR LETTER TO THE MAYOR, JULY 11
Dear Mayor Nagin,
Six months ago, you stood and listened while the citizens of New Orleans told you how we felt about the violent crime crisis in our city. [...]
June 27th Weekly Update!
The heartbreaking death of Kenner four-year old Theard Compton has
forced to the foreground one of the original issues highlighted by
SilenceIsViolence when we began work in January: Gun Safety, Gun
June 14th Weekly Update!!!
The news this week is as grim as the heat is high. At times like
these, we need to
come together in our communities, among friends, and remember to take[...]