Public, Society Benefit

Garden of Peace Inc

  • Boston, MA
  • www.gardenofpeacememorial.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a site that: * anti-violence and victims' rights providers can use for educational program; *Commemorates individual victims of homicide; * Raises the awareness of our citizens, elected officials and business leaders of the human cost of violence; * Stands as a symbol of connection for the many diverse communities touched by violence;and * provides a beautiful contemplative setting and public art for all to enjoy. *

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer

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Evelyn Tobin

Keywords

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memorial, youth education, public art,, urban garden, anti-violence

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Also Known As

Garden of Peace

EIN

04-3572963

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Nonmonetary Support N.E.C. (O19)

Nonmonetary Support N.E.C. (A19)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Garden of Peace's primary programs are: the annual Honors Program to commeorate homicide victims whose names have been added to the Garden during the previous year; and outreach, collaborating with providers of operating programs so that they can incorporate the Garden into their educational programs, particularly those geared to our youth.

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Operations

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Garden of Peace Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Evelyn Tobin

BIO

Evelyn Tobin's daughter was murdered. She works as consultant to a not-for-profit provider. For Evelynand other board members who are survivors working for the creation of the Garden of Peace is a positive and rewarding way of channeling their grief.

Governance

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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