Gun Recovery Program 

The “Steel-In-It” Gun Recovery Program For Immediate Release: In the midst of so many gun related crimes, The “Stop the Violence Movement would like to extend an invitation to Georgia residents and visitors who are in need of a little extra cash. For those of you who are willing to part with your firearms, we have a wonderful incentive for you. We will give you $25 for a revolver; $50 for semi-automatic handgun; $100 for a rifle or shotgun; and $150 for a semi or automatic assault rifle, along…

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Chestnut Brothers Hit Billboard Charts 

The Chestnut Brothers single "Travelin' On" which is featured on their critically acclaimed Peace Suite CD debuted at No. 28 on Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 Singles Gospel Sales Chart. View their videos on YouTube.

Need In Deed 

The Chestnut Brothers performed their theme ("Stop The Violence") at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (in Philadelphia) as a prelude to the students march to Olney High, in protest to end violence.

4 Points of Peace 

The “4 Points of Peace” Caravan (Honoring Rosa Parks & Hosea Williams) For Immediate Release: Originally planned for 11/12/05 as part of the 1st Annual Stop the Violence Expo-Atlanta, The 4 Points of Peace Caravan has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 14, 2006; to partake in the National King Day Celebration Weekend. It will honor the late Rosa Parks and be led by family members of murdered Georgia children and surviving victims of violence. The day’s events will start with a press…

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The "Stop the Violence" Expo 

A Week of Peace In these days and times where the places to have safe family fun have become few and far between, The “Save Our Children” Campaign invite you to join us for Family Fun Night. With the hustle and bustle of a busy schedule, family’s have a hard time spending quality time together. Even though The 1st Annual Stop the Violence Expo in Atlanta is geared towards violence prevention; we also realize that strengthening the family structure is a way to reduce the crime rate as well. So, we…

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Focus Atlanta 

On Wednesday, November 2, 2005, Community Activist and The "Save Our Children" Campaign director "Abdul Chestnut" will be interviewed on the UPN/Atlanta Talk Show "Focus Atlanta" (www.upnatlanta.com); the show will air on Sunday, November 6, 2005 at 12noon. The show is geared towards community empowerment initiatives and it also focuses on individuals who are making a positive impact in the community. We are very proud of his acomplishments; and we congratulate him.

The Back-to-School Peace Party 

For Immediate Release The Figueroa Dedication (Official Press Release) Release Date: August, 26, 2005 The lives of Latoyia & (her unborn daughter) Nyla Figueroa will be honored during The “Back-to-School Peace Party.” The 2-day event slated for September 23rd & 24th; will be held at 4th & Washington Avenue (South Philly). It includes a Blood Drive sponsored by the American Red Cross (honoring all Delaware Valley Firefighters, Police Officers, & Military Personnel killed in the line of…

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Operation: BLOODHOUND 

Operation: BLOODHOUND (Official Press Release) For Immediate Release: There are so many things going on in the Tri-State area that is news worthy, there is just not enough time to dedicate the necessary attention to each situation. With so many breaking news stories across the city and surrounding counties, there is simply not enough time available for certain situations to get their just due; especially Missing Persons reports. A primary example is the Latoyia Figueroa case. She was…

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Parade For Peace 

Parade For Peace (North Philly Aztecs) 2004 Pop Warner Super Bowl Champions For Immediate Release:Updated Info The “Save Our Children” Campaign in conjunction with P.A.P.A. (People Achieving Positive Attitudes, Inc.) invite you to the 1st Annual Family Fun Day & Bike Fest, which will be held at South Philadelphia H.S. (parking lot) on Saturday, August 6, 2005. The day’s events will be kicked off by the “Parade For Peace” honoring the North Philly Aztecs (www.northphilaaztecs.com). It will be led…

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The "Stop the Violence" Campaign 

Due to its enormous success in 2004, the world-wide campaign will kick off again in June 2005, in Philadelphia. The movement will include marches, crime summits, fundraisers for youths who are economically challenged, toys & clothes drives along with many other programs. Stay tuned for details.