Spring City Walks press release
Date: Sun, Mar. 30, 2008
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a campaign for peace in New Orleans
Spring 2008 Saturday, March 29: CBD walk with the City Heroes
Saturday, April 5: Treme walk with the Social Aid and Pleasure Club Task Force
Saturday, April 19: Uptown walk: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
Saturday, May 10: Holy Cross walk with the Holy Cross Neighborhood Association
City Walks, a program sponsored by local anti-violence organization SilenceIsViolence, link neighborhoods and carry us through the New Orleans cityscape on foot. By asserting a positive presence in our neighborhoods, City Walks seek to nurture solidarity among all citizens as we work toward a more peaceful city. We honor the strong, distinctive neighborhoods of our city, while we express our unity in seeking a safer New Orleans.
This spring, SilenceIsViolence continues our City Walks program by teaming up with similarly minded community organizations and youth groups. Through partnerships with City Year/City Heroes, the New Orleans Social Aid and Pleasure Club Task Force, the Department of Justice, and the Holy Cross Neighborhood Association, we continue to build an alliance for peace in our streets and our city.City Heroes/CBD City Walk
Saturday, March 29, 9:45am
START: City Year office, 805 Howard Ave. Turn RIGHT on Baronne, then LEFT on Lafayette. Continue RIGHT on Loyola Ave. and LEFT on Perdido St. STOP in front of City Hall for statement by the City Heroes. From City Hall, proceed back to Poydras. Turn RIGHT on St. Charles Avenue. Walk around Lee Circle and return to City Year office, 805 Howard Avenue.
11am: Address by Tania Tetlow, Director, Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic
Following the City Walk, City Heroes members will proceed to the Crescent House domestic violence shelter for a day of community service.