Civic and Community Engagement

PHL Youth Week opens space for gun violence conversation

This week, the Mayor’s Office of Youth Engagement has set out to gather teen input on education, public safety, entrepreneurship and health during PHL Youth Week. It’s an opportunity for gun violence prevention activists to try to elevate the voices of teens who are directly impacted by the crisis. | From: WHYY (Read more.)

Civic and Community Engagement

Community groups issued a collective call for help from Philly’s men to address the gun violence crisis

Saying that they’ve moved beyond merely talking about what needs to be done to combat Philadelphia’s surging gun violence crisis, representatives from five established community organizations gathered Saturday to ask for more help from Black men to patrol neighborhoods, clean up corridors, and serve as positive role models for youth. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)

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Stronger Every Day

The road to recovery from gunshot injuries can last years. Listen to how Tashawn Strother has helped her son Walter Willis make tremendous progress. | From: Kouvenda Media (Read more.)