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News & Events

SilenceIsViolence partners with many community businesses and organizations to bring uplifting and thereputic events to our community.

  • 2010 Strike Against Crime

    Tonight's Mayoral Forum on Crime will launch a Week of Peace and Service, culminating in the annual SilenceIsViolence Strike Against Crime this Friday, January 22.

    Since the[...]
  • Martin Luther King Day Mayoral Forum

    “Silence is betrayal.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Join SilenceIsViolence, the Social Aide and Pleasure Club Task Force, and the Stooges Brass Band[...]

  • Mayoral Forum Jan 18

    Mayoral forums are multiplying across the city. At an early forum at Xavier University, virtually every candidate identified crime as the number one priority for the new mayor. Yet[...]

  • Strike Against Crime Jan 18-22

    A Week of Peace and Service: January 18—22, 2010

    Each January, SilenceIsViolence marks the founding of our community-based campaign for peace by remembering victims of violence and re-establishing our[...]

  • Be an Agent of Peace

    This Sunday, the Rock-N-Bowl welcomes SilenceIsViolence back for our second fundraiser. The event will take place between 7pm and 10pm, and will feature music by Shamarr Allen and his SilenceIsViolence[...]

  • Next Peace Walk - Oct. 29th

    That 15 days without a murder is something to make the front page is a source of sorrow.  Please help us bring our community together by joining us at our[...]

  • Fall Music Clinics & Volunteer Training

    SilenceIsViolence announces two important events this week:

    First, this Tuesday evening our Fall Music Clinics series begins under the direction of Music Director Shamarr Allen. These clinics meet every Tuesday through November[...]

  • Consider Health Reform

    Recent events in New Orleans, including the closing of NOAH, have pointed out the critical public-safety implications of inadequate health care for each and every citizen. This Wednesday, there will[...]

  • Second Line to Save Charity Hospital

    A second-line for Charity Hospital is planned for Monday, August 31.

    The second line parade will start at Charity Hospital, 1532 Tulane Street, at 6:00p.m. sharp. The Rebirth Brass[...]

  • The Valley of Silent Men Walk For Peace

    This evening at 6pm, the Valley of Silent Men Social Aid and Pleasure Club will lead SilenceIsViolence and the Social Aid and Pleasure Club[...]