Local leaders and advocates gathered at the Wanamaker Building with 550 roses representing each person killed last year.
Penn Injury Science Center and city organizations have joined forces in the fight to reduce gun violence.
The District Attorney paid for his insensitive words towards the city’s Black and Brown residents by facing a rash of criticism.
The incident reopens the discussion on gun control in the country.
21-year-old political science major Samuel Collington passed away at Temple University Hospital after the incident.
Partners in Peace is a coalition created by the House of Umoja and Philly Peace Park.
The march and rally, which took place on National Injury Prevention Day, featured a number of community and civic leaders demanding change.
Jamal Johnson se ha manifestado sobre la continua violencia con armas de fuego que asola la ciudad.
Jamal Johnson has been vocal about the ongoing gun violence that's plaguing the city.
The garden features a fountain, flowers and 23 cypress trees in honor of the 23 victims of the tragedy.
Public counseling services were already stretched thin before the pandemic and all the crises it brought, none more prevalent in Philadelphia than gun violence.
The Youth Powered Anti-Violence Agenda calls for the funds to be allocated from Philly’s share of the American Rescue Plan Act.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw led the city’s police department into the pandemic, and she will lead it out.
Philadelphia is set to receive $1.4 billion of that over the next two years — a historic investment — and we have flexibility to use it to stop the violence.
The two previous buyback events in January and February of 2021 got more than 400 guns off the street. It’s now back to trade more for groceries.
El plan establece 20 esfuerzos para frenar la violencia con armas de fuego que asola la ciudad y ofrecer a los residentes oportunidades para un futuro mejor.
The plan lays out 20 efforts to curb gun violence plaguing the city and provide residents with opportunities towards a better future.
More than 100 people have lost their lives already to gun violence in 2021 in the City of Brotherly Love.
Jamal Johnson lleva en huelga de hambre desde el día de Martin Luther King Jr. y espera que por fin el alcalde de la ciudad, Jim Kenney, resuelva la brutal epidemia de violencia.
Jamal Johnson has been on a hunger strike since Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
El año pasado, el esfuerzo realizado junto con el Comité del Día del Padre consiguió retirar 100 armas de la calle durante varios fines de semana.
Last year’s effort alongside the Father’s Day Rally Committee succeeded in getting 100 guns off the street over several weekends.
Mucarsel-Powell no es ajena a la violencia de las armas. Para ella, esta lucha es tan personal como necesaria para proteger a las comunidades BIPOC.
Mucarsel-Powell is no stranger to gun violence. To her, this fight is personal just as much as it is necessary to protect BIPOC communities.
Violence spikes as poverty does and the coronavirus pandemic has nourished an already bad situation.