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.
El aumento de los tiroteos en Filadelfia exige una acción inmediata, tras el aumento del 55% del año pasado.
Rising shootings in Philadelphia call for immediate action, following a 55% increase from last year.
Following a shooting near a school in North Philadelphia, City Council called last week for more video surveillance cameras to protect children and school personnel.
The Virginia Gun Rally scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day came with a lot of unfounded fears, but also a denial of a racist past and violent present.
The bill banning weapons from Philadelphia rec centers was one of three pertaining to gun ownership to pass on Oct. 30.
The office estimates implementing the programs could reduce homicides by 10% annually, saving at least 318 lives in 5 years.
There was a time when Philadelphia's City Council President didn’t even want to be an elected official.
In response to the shooting in North Philly on Aug. 14, a press conference was held at City Hall to offer solutions and call others to action against gun violence.
The tragedy of hate crimes in the United States is uncontrollable, and nothing is more effective when it comes to politics than a circumstance where everyone enters the blame game.
La tragedia por armas de fuego en Estados Unidos es incontrolable, y nada es más eficaz a la hora de hacer política que una circunstancia donde todos entren en el juego de la culpa.
That is how one of the signs read, placed at a makeshift memorial outside the mall where 20 died last Saturday, perhaps to make us all remember we are one large human family.
A neighborhood often plagued by violence got a much needed respite with a night of fun on Aug. 5.
Las tragedias presentes y pasadas están más cerca de lo que pensamos.
The tragedies of our time — and those that came before — are closer to us than we think.
The House of Representatives also conducted a bi-partisan policy hearing on gun violence as a public health crisis.
City Councilman David Oh sat down with AL DÍA to discuss the controversial soda tax, the recently passed Fair Workweek legislation, violence in the city, the opioid crisis, marijuana legalization, Philly's sanctuary city status, and more.
"Estas recomendaciones reconocen que la violencia es, en última instancia, un síntoma de la crisis más grande de la pobreza generalizada en Filadelfia", dijo Kenney.
“These recommendations recognize that violence is ultimately a symptom of the larger crisis of pervasive poverty in Philadelphia,” Kenney said.