Community Discussion Nov. 3
A city out of control. A police force on edge, struggling to stem the tide of violence. This is the frightening reality we are living within. It is also a[...]
YMO Peace Walk
Silence Is Violence Peace Walk
Start: Young Men Olympian, Jr. Hall 2101 South Liberty Street.
Out Josephine Street to Simon Bolivar Avenue. Up Simon Bolivar Avenue to Jackson Avenue.
Right on Jackson[...]
SilenceIsViolence Summer programs
June 28, 2011
SilenceIsViolence is pleased to announce our 2011 Summer Programs. These programs address our mission by engaging young New Orleanians in positive expressions and actions, to counter the culture[...]
A Beautiful Walk Against Corruption!
Congratulations to Gerod Stevens and WBOK AM on a beautiful Walk Against Corruption and rally at City Hall this morning. Record-breaking heat did not dissuade hundreds of participants from all[...]
Walk Against Corruption Saturday June 4
Tomorrow morning, Saturday June 4, Gerod Stevens of WBOK AM will lead a "Walk Against Corruption" that he has been organizing for several weeks now. The walk will begin at[...]
A petition has begun circulating calling upon Mayor Mitch Landrieu to remove Ronal Serpas from the position of police chief of the City of New Orleans. With respect for the[...]
Recent revelations about NOPD command staff involvement in complex police detail structures are troubling, distracting, and of potentially criminal import. These revelations also are emblematic of a broader[...]
Bent, But Not Broken: Download and Party!
From our guitar teacher Matt Clark:
I am inviting you to purchase “Bent, But Not Broken”, a song about the resiliency of the human spirit. Producing this[...]
Prayer Vigil for Joshua Brooks 3/16
This evening, we will gather at the crime scene where five teenagers were shot near midnight this[...]
STRIKE AGAINST CRIME: Wednesday
Four years ago, during the March For Survival that launched the SilenceIsViolence movement, we walked together by the thousands through downtown New Orleans—awash in grief and fear, baffled[...]