gun-violence-reduction

Pa. Rep. Evans floats multi-billion dollar plan to fight gun violence in Philadelphia

BY: - April 21, 2022

The multi-pronged, multi-billion dollar initiative would be funded through the Build Back Better Act, the Philadelphia lawmaker says.

Philly Mayor Kenney, City Council announce violence prevention hotline

BY: - March 29, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA — In conjunction with Philadelphia City Council, Mayor Jim Kenney partnered with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and 211 Southeastern Pennsylvania (SEPA) to announce a new 24-hour violence prevention hotline. By dialing 2-1-1, callers can access services related to gun-violence prevention in their neighborhoods. The hotline […]

Philly photog hopes the view through the camera’s eye will offer kids an alternative to street life

BY: - March 28, 2022

The inspiration for ‘Shoot Cameras, Not Guns’ came to Vernon Ray in the midst of a family tragedy.