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National Crime Victims' Rights Week (Event Calendar)

Strike info

Date: Sat, Mar. 20, 2010

Strike Against Crime

01/22/10

WEAR RED ON FRIDAY IN MEMORY OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE.


Take a moment from your daily routine on Friday to remember victims of violence in our

city, and to join a city-wide statement that we will not accept the cycle of violence as

normal. We expect more from our leadership, and more from each other. Below is a list

of SilenceIsViolence activities planned for Friday; please join us in one of these, or take

whatever action is most meaningful to you.


Peace Motorcade: In memory of Dinerral Shavers and Helen Hill

10:30AM

START: Esplanade at North Claiborne

STOP: New Orleans City Hall


Memorial for Victims of Violence

Noon

New Orleans City Hall


Youth Resource Picnics: Bunny Friends and Lyons Playgrounds

11am-2pm

Bunny Friends: Desire Street at S.Prieur

Lyons Playground: Delachaise at Tchoupitoulas


Crime Happened Here: public awareness and reporting campaign

All Day

Signs available at Sound Cafe (2700 Chartres Street)


5% Pledge: Local business contributions to local peace and youth-outreach efforts

All Day

Please patronize these businesses on Friday, January 22:

Wild Lotus Yoga (4842 Perrier St.); the Kingpin (1307 Lyons St.); ele shoes and

accessories (3316 Magazine St.); Spring Boutique (5525 Magazine St.); Sound Cafe

(2700 Chartres St.); Goodie’s Restaurant (3200 St. Claude Ave.); Ah-Ha (3129 Magazine

St.); Galerie Porche-West (3201 Burgundy St.), Antenna (3161 Burgundy St.)


SilenceIsViolence

a campaign for peace in New Orleans

www.silenceisviolence.org