‘Enough is enough’: Community leaders want Philly to spend more on fighting gun violence

BY: - February 12, 2020

More than 400 people — including all 17 members of City Council — gathered Tuesday, telling stories showing how pervasive the problem is in Philadelphia.

Philly City Council to hold anti-gun violence hearing as city gets off to a bloody year

BY: - February 9, 2020

By Michael D’Onofrio PHILADELPHIA — A violent start to 2020 has prompted Philadelphia City Council members to schedule a hearing on gun violence this week. Councilman Curtis Jones called on officials and residents to “not regurgitate the problem” around homicides and shootings when he holds a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the […]

‘This could be my son’: In Philadelphia, Black men gather in an effort to help reduce city’s gun violence

BY: - November 20, 2019

Activists from across Philadelphia met Monday to discuss ways to tackle the escalating murder rate in Pennsylvania's largest city.