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  • Victims Memorial
    Tomorrow, Friday January 27, we will gather at noon in front of City Hall to memorialize our fellow New Orleanians who have been lost to homicide during the past year.[...]
  • BREAKING THE CODE OF SILENCE: Public Forum Wednesday Jan 25
    BREAKING THE CODE OF SILENCE: Strike Day 3 This evening, Clark Prep High School and SilenceIsViolence co-host a forum on the topic "Breaking the Code of Silence--Engaging in Solutions." The forum[...]
  • Strike Tuesday
    STRIKE AGAINST CRIME: Tuesday update Thank you to all who supported the family of recent homicide victim Kedrick Morris during the memorial in his honor last night. Your presence and concern[...]
    STRIKE AGAINST CRIME BEGINS Join SilenceIsVIolence this week as we Strike Against Crime: We take time from our regular routines to address the violence in New Orleans, each in our own[...]
  • Strike Update Monday; Moses Frith
    STRIKE AGAINST CRIME 2012 Update January 21 On Friday, a pre-Strike field trip to Art House on the Levee engaged the SilenceIsViolence staff, volunteers, and students from our Cohen High School Peace[...]
    STRIKE AGAINST CRIME: January 23-28, 2012 January 18 update The annual SilenceIsViolence Strike Against Crime asks all New Orleanians to take time out from their regular routines and constructively address the crisis[...]
  • Martin Luther King Day
    January 16, 2012 It's hard to know whether to celebrate or to weep on this Martin Luther King Day. On the one hand, the civil rights movement emblematized by Dr. King[...]
  • Strike Against Crime
    Public outrage is mounting at the deeply destructive demonizing of victims taking place in our city. Apparently at a loss to stem the violence gripping our city, the NOPD has[...]
  • Five Years Ago Today: December 28, 2006
    Today begins a month of somber reflection, and of focused rededication, for the community-led movement that has come to be known as SilenceIsViolence. Five years ago on this day, local[...]
  • Community Crime Meeting December 21
    The City Council Crime Committee meeting, regularly scheduled for earlier today, has been postponed until January 4. Given the urgent nature of the crime problem in New Orleans, members of[...]