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REGISTRATION IS OPEN: 22nd Annual Mother's Walk for Peace

Tina Chery Featured on WBUR about the Women's March

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TheMassachusettsSurvivors of Homicide Victims Network Report

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Boston Neighborhood Network Features Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Tina Chery Featured on "This is New England"

“Celebrating life and our loved ones legacies” - The Peace Institute convenes survivors and policy makers to honor 17th Annual Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Job Opening : Advocate

Take Action! Support Amendment 145

Voices: Tina Chery Featured on Hot 96.9

NECN Covers the Peace Institute's Advocacy to Improve Victim Compensation

Action Alert

Congratulations to our newest class of Survivors Leadership Academy Graduates!

International Day of Peace

Survivors on Primetime

Strong Support for Victim Compensation Policy Change

Survivors, providers, elected officials, and allies at the State House in support of H.742

Organizations, Businesses, and Officials Lend Support to Survivors

Survivors Make Powerful Push for Change to Victim Compensation Statute

Take Action Today

Now is the time to stand up for survivors!

Peace-B-Que covered in the Boston Globe

Stand up for Survivors

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute to Host the Second Annual Peace-B-Que

The Docket PODCAST: Homicide Survivors Help Others Heal in Dorchester

What will it take to create a culture of peace?

Chaplain Clementina Chery is a 2017 Barr Fellow

How Survivors Can Support H.742!

Support H.742

A mother who knows from experience what families dealing with homicide need

Christian Science Monitor features Tina Chery

Hundreds Rally In The Rain For Mother’s Day Walk For Peace

CBS features Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Annual Mother’s Day anti-violence walk draws thousands, despite rain

The Boston Globe features Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Moms walk for peace: ‘In unity we begin to heal’

Boston Herald Features Mother's Day Walk for Peace

On Mother’s Day, Mothers Who Have Lost Children To Violence March To Remember

Peace Institute Featured in The Establishment

Our founder is an Exceptional Woman

Tina Chery on Magic 106.7 FM

Peace Play with Latoyia Edwards

Tina Chery on "This is New England"

Power of Forgiveness

Tina Chery on Greater Boston along with Charles Bogues

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute to lead the 21st Annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

“In Unity There is Healing!”

Survivor Carla Sheffield Featured in GOOD

The Massachusetts Survivors of Homicide Victims Network Report Back

Black History Month Speaker Tina Chéry: Fostering the Enduring Legacy of her Son Louis, a ‘Champion of Peace’

FY2018 Budget News

Homicide Response Briefing Report Back

Tina Chéry is Keynote Speaker at the Bristol County Safe Schools Summit

State of the City 2017

NBC Boston Covers the Peace Institute

Peace Fellow Shante Leathers: Helping Prevent Gun Violence

Peace Institute Featured in ELLE

2016 Reflections from Tina

A year of healing, teaching, and learning

Take Action to Restore Our Line Item in the State Budget

Tina Chéry Featured in Huffington Post

Transforming Despair into Solutions: A Leader We Can All Be Thankful For

Survivors at the State House

Opening Ceremony of Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

SHVAM Survivor Spotlight: Lisa Daniels

MEDIA ADVISORY: 16th Annual Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

SHVAM Survivor Spotlight: Virginie Cazir

SHVAM Survivor Spotlight: Mayra Leith

The Peace Institute to recognize survivors of homicide victims who “Inform, Influence, and Impact Policy” at the Opening Ceremony of Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

SHVAM Survivor Spotlight: Ms. Patti Lee

2016 Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

November 20- December 20

Highlights From Mother's Day Walk for Peace 2016

Peace Institute Featured in the Lexington Colonial Times

Peace Institute Submits Testimony to the Massachusetts Department of Corrections

5 for Good: Peace Institute bringing comfort to murder victims' families

LDBPI featured on Channel 5

The Travelling Memorial Button Project Named #5 on the List of 50 Best Public Artworks in Boston

Intergenerational Justice Program Featured on BNN

First Annual Peace-B-QUE

Intergenerational Justice Program featured in the Boston Globe

A Reflection from a Mother's Heart

A personal message from Peace Institute President & CEO Chaplain Clementina Chery

Tina Chery Speaks on CityLine

Peace Institute Featured on WBZ Channel 4

Families Of Boston Crime Victims Seek City’s Help For Funeral Costs

Mother's Day Walk for Peace 2016 on BNN

PEACE: Service Learning Opportunity for All

Survivors Outreach Services Advocate Danielle Bennett Speaks Out

Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other: Healing tips for when we feel re-triggered and re-traumatized

Responding to Homicide with Dignity and Compassion

Letter to Governor Baker about Parole Board Vacancy

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute Selected for Social Innovation Forum

Youth are our Future

Thank you Elected Officials!

Faith in Action

Walk Highlight: Boston PINK



Important Dates to Remember for the 2016 Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Join the Community Peace Choir!

Like to Sing? Prove it!

22 Years Later...Feelings of Sadness and Joy and Permission to Try on

A Message from Tina Chery

Reflections on the 2015 Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Rachel Rodrigues: On What It’s Like to Work as Programs Director

from Everyday Boston

We're Still Here: Opening Ceremony of Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Celebrate 2015 Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month (SHVAM)

November 20- December 20

Senator Linda Dorcena Forry joins Louis D. Brown Peace Institute to host an event in recognition of the 15th Annual Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Children's Grief Awareness Day

November 19, 2015

Volunteer Intern Opportunity

Database Management Specialist Internship/Volunteer

Boston Neighborhood Walks for Peace

Unsolved Homicides Awareness Month 2015

October 5-31, 2015

10,000 Purple Ribbons for Peace

Partnering for Peace

LOVE. PEACE. HOPE: A peer-led support group for adolescent survivors of homicide

Tuesdays 6:00-7:30pm

Support a New Storytelling Website About People Across Boston

Time to Step Up, Boston

By Dianne Wilkerson

Job Opening : Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) Advocate

Get Involved in International Day of PEACE!

September 21, 2015

CJP and JCRC Support the Peace Institute in the Wake of Charleston, SC Shootings

Peaceseekers in Partnership with the International Fellowship of Chaplains announces the Greater Boston Community Chaplaincy Collaborative

Tina Chery Is Being Ordained

Get Involved! Virtual Father's Day Walk for Peace

Thank You for Making History!

Get involved in Peace Week

May 4-10

Running for Peace: Newell Lewey

Tina Chery To Receive 2015 Living Legends Award for Service to Humanity

Registration is OPEN for 2015 Mother's Day Walk for Peace!


Reaching out and supporting survivors of homicide victims...

Congratulations to Northeast #RespectChallenge2014 Winner, Keri Singleton

Grieving Families Need Your Support


No War Toys/No War Games/ No War: Violence is Not Children’s Play

SHVAM 2014 Calendar of Events

Celebrate 2014 Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month (SHVAM)

November 20th – December 20th

Homicide Victims of Boston 2014

Ferguson is Not a New Story: Black Male Stress Due to the Threat of Police Harassment Resonates Across America

The Garden of Peace Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

We moved! Visit our new Center for Healing, Teaching, and Learning PEACE!

Tina Chery Selected for 2014 Honorary Diploma from The Learning Project Elementary School

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute Selected for Salem State University Champion of Peace Award

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute Announces Burial Assistance Fund for Survivors of Violent Crimes

Which Boston is #BostonStrong?

By RevEverett

Running For Peace: Newell Lewey

2014 Boston Marathon

Registration for Mother's Day Walk For Peace 2014 is Open!

Register today!

Boston Medical Center First Hospital to Use The Survivors Burial and Resource Guide

From Pain to Power: Melvin's Mission

Supporting Survivors of Homicide Victims: Suggestion for Friends and Family

Twenty Years Later… My Journey of Transforming Pain and Anger into Power and Action

Peace Institute to Receive Mayor Menino's 2013 We Are Boston Gala Award

A Proclamation by Governor Deval L. Patrick for SHVAM

2013 Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Hands of Peace Across Massachusetts: Politics, Prayer, Prisons, Purpose, and PEACE

Urban Violence Affects Us All!

The Good News: It is Preventable!

So You Are Running For Mayor?

A letter to Mayoral Candidates about Peace Priorities

Preparing for the Anniversary of a Loved One's Death

By Deborah Levans

The Power of Sand

By Rev. Margie King Saphier

How One Survivor Transformed Pain into Action

Bobby Mendes Peace Legacy