United in peace born out of The No More Bloodshed movement and One Houston, One Hood. We are committed to fighting injustice from police brutality, gang warfare and the senseless killing of our children.
United in Peace Houston, organizes “Peace Rides” in neighborhoods plagued by violence and sex trafficking to promote peace and thereby lift the tone level of our communities from apathy, grief and fear of violence to cheerfulness and enthusiasm toward rebuilding our families and communities by promoting conflict resolution... read more
Community leaders and urban planners are hoping to map out a clearer blueprint for the future of the Scott Street corridor.
A study released by the Third Ward Redevelopment Council suggested 86 percent of the population in the neighborhoods is black. Many live in deteriorated homes; a high concentration of the population is elderly. More than 30 percent of the residents live in poverty and 37 percent have an annual income of less than $15,000.
Scott impacts an area that has a large college student and resident population and is vital to the redevelopment of the entire Third Ward.
1. Street Organization Conflict Intervention
2. Establishing safe spaces for conflict resolution and training
3. Economic Development
4. Rehabilitating Street Organization Members
5. Preventing Youth Involvement in Street Organization
6. Promoting Peacemaking and Community Building Arts and Culture
7. Enhancing Public Safety
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