United in peace was 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
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.
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
A strategic plan to establish a community-based violence reduction pilot program covering the Scott Street corridor from I-45 to the north to Sims Bayou to the south
The goal is a seventy-five percent (75%) reduction in gun related homicides, injuries, and robberies over the next four years along the Scott Street corridor
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