The James E. Davis Stop Violence Foundation Dedicated To The Struggle, Inc is Doing Business As James E. Davis Stop Violence Foundation. (JEDSVF). JEDSVF began as LOVE YOURSELF STOP THE VIOLENCE, a not for profit organization dedicated to stopping violence in America. JEDSVF has grown to now encompass multiple causes with its multiple culture reach. The parent organization to the foundation is Dedicated To The Struggle, Inc. James E. Davis, a New York City Councilman, Founded Love Yourself Stop The Violence in 1990 to unite inner city communities and teach them self love and respect. By learning self love, communities become empowered to fight drugs and poverty. Love Yourself Stop The violence is a grass roots organization funded by donations from our supporters. Today we continue to grow through the hard work and dedication of our members under the organizations new title, simply the James E. Davis Stop Violence Foundation. Our mission is to end violence, by promoting Peace and Reconciliation. We seek to holistically build lives through Character, Education and through Conflict Resolution with Compassion. Our goal is to continue bringing awareness to violence, health and education in inner city communities. Each year we hold our Annual James E. Davis Multi Cultural Peace Breakfast (inside New York City Hall) and our Annual James E. Davis (Love Yourself Stop The Violence) Family Day Peace Walk in Brooklyn. These two events generate large media coverage and reach thousands if not millions of people. We take park in the Prostate Cancer Awareness program in partnership with Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, we also hold Annual Men of Faith Peace Breakfast at Bedstuy Applebee?s feeding more than 500 people for free. In addition to the 17th Annual Love Yourself Stop The Violence Peace Walk, we introduced the first ever in NYC, The James E. Davis Multicultural Museum of Peace (former home of Councilman Davis). Currently, we're screening the historic documentary ?Murder At City Hall Councilman James E. Davis Story? We screened to thousands of people thus far. In addition to the documentary, We continue holding much needed General Equivalency Diploma preparation courses (GED) & also showcase our Annual Photographic Art Exhibit at the James E. Davis Art Bldg 80 Hanson Pl.(80 Arts) Brooklyn, NY highlighting the peace movement through out NYC. With your assistance, we?re looking for huge results in the Stop The Violence Campaign. With great pride, we are very happy to be aligned with countless organizations and we're looking forward to assisting people and saving lives. See you at the screening... For more info please call (718) 221-2911
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