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  • 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[...]

  • STRIKE AGAINST CRIME: Tuesday

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  • STRIKE AGAINST CRIME: Monday

    Monday, January 24, 2011

     

    This evening, SilenceIsViolence will partner with law enforcement in Jefferson Parish to hold a peace rally at the Tallowtree Community Center in Harvey. As we[...]

  • STRIKE AGAINST CRIME update

    STRIKE AGAINST CRIME

    JANUARY 24-29, 2011

    *update*

     

    Earlier this week, we announced the third-annual Strike Against Crime, a week of words and actions to counter the culture of[...]

  • 2011 STRIKE AGAINST CRIME

    Earlier this week, we as New Orleanians witnessed with horror a Martin Luther King Day that tragically defiled that visionary leader’s name. Monday, January 17 was scarred by[...]

  • Remembering Renetta Lowe

    REMEMBERING MAGNOLIA SHORTY & SPEAKING OUT AGAINST THE VIOLENCE
    Candlelight Vigil

    WHEN: Friday, December 24 · 6:00pm - 9:00PM
    WHERE:   PELLERIN HALL: 3717 Ulloa St New Orleans, La 70118

  • Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund presents 3rd annual essay scholarship contest

    The essay topic " if you had the chance to nominate someone for the world's best hero award who would it be"

    The essay must be typed and 250-500 words in[...]

  • SilenceIsViolence organizational update

    Tamara Jackson will serve as Director of Community and Victim Outreach. A long-time activist and leader in the New Orleans community, Tamara has worked in mental health services for over[...]

  • Jeremy Galmon

    Tragedy resonates through our community once again, as we mourn the shooting death of two-year-old Jeremy Galmon two days ago. As citizens and officials cry out, we must[...]

  • Music Clinics Fall 2010

    We are thrilled to announce the Fall 2010 SilenceIsViolence Music Clinics, led by Shamarr Allen. The Clinics feature instruction on a range of musical instruments,[...]