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Neighborhoods in North Philly focus on violence — causes and solutions  purpose

Aug. 31, 2021 10:45 am

Neighborhoods in North Philly focus on violence — causes and solutions 

At a recent rally at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, community members from the 32nd, 47th and 16th Wards outlined the initiatives they believe will stop the violence and improve the quality of life in their communities.
Community organizations lament COVID-19’s effect on Philly’s key anti-gun violence initiative purpose

May 13, 2021 10:19 am

Community organizations lament COVID-19’s effect on Philly’s key anti-gun violence initiative

Last year, the Office of Violence Prevention injected almost $1 million into community groups working on gun violence. How those groups have pivoted, and the resonances with the 1918 pandemic are the focus of this long read.
In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 8:25 am

In a changing city, Germantown still has men who care

Men Who Care began life as a neighborhood cleanup initiative in 2011. Now the group facilitates anti-violence programs, runs virtual learning pods for students during COVID, and holds a weekly food pantry, among many other initiatives.
Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan purpose

Dec. 7, 2020 8:41 am

Reporting on gun violence needs the help of credible messengers, says PCGVR’s Jim MacMillan

The Credible Messengers Reporting Project hopes to pair journalists with trusted community members in a collaboration that can help move the needle on gun violence in Philadelphia.
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands purpose

Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am

Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands

Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city purpose

Nov. 12, 2019 8:00 am

The Philadelphia Shooting Victims Dashboard shows data for every gunshot victim in the city

Initiative for Better Gun Violence Reporting: "We hope our reporting colleagues find this resource helpful and we never forget that each and every entry represents a real person."
Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back purpose

Aug. 7, 2019 9:09 am

Latinx and reeling from the shooting in El Paso? These Philly orgs have your back

"We wanted to create a space where community could be with each other and process the tragedies that occurred," says Miguel Andrade of Juntos.
Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost people

May 9, 2019 11:30 am

Roz Pichardo has reversed more than 100 overdoses. This is the emotional cost

The lifelong Kensington resident tells us in her own words.
The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia purpose

May 6, 2019 5:17 pm

The life-threatening stress of being Black and male in Philadelphia

"People underestimate the amount of stress that men of color are going through," says Edwin Desamour, the dean at John B. Stetson Charter. And, he adds, even those going through it underestimate its impact.
Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work? people

Apr. 26, 2019 12:50 pm

Generocity asks: How does media literacy impact your work?

Four mission-driven professionals working in the nonprofit sector give us their answers.

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