Peace Institute Events in Boston

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Pathways to Healing: SHVAM Closing Ceremony


Location: Peace Institute, 1452 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

Description: Join us for a unique experience for your mind, body and soul. This FREE event is open to community members of all ages living in the aftermath of homicide. The evening will feature a variety of self-care and healing activities including yoga, art therapy, massage, acupuncture, Sand Tray World Play, music therapy and much more.

Contact: Marisa Luse, Director of Survivors Outreach Services, 617-825-1917, ext. 102,

Event Sponsor: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Second Annual Child Survivors of Homicide Christmas Party


Location: Morning Star Baptist Church, 1257 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA

Description: Christmas Party for child survivors of homicide victims.

Contact: Marilynda Whitney, 857-251-1627,

Event Sponsor: Morning Star Baptist Church

Friday, December 21, 2012

Music-making as Healing for the Caring Soul

6:30-8:00 pm

Location: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

Description: Guided self-care sessions using the concepts of music and expressive therapies for care providers in the fields of Trauma Response & Recovery, Counseling, Victim & Witness Assistance, Violence Intervention/Prevention & Community Response

Contact: Janna Frelich, Peace Fellow-Expressive Therapies Specialist, 617-825-1917, ext. 102.

Event Sponsor: Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

For more information about upcoming events, contact us at 617-825-1917.