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The conversation about the gun violence crisis in Philadelphia continues in part 2 with a look at the codes of the streets, and how that culture can obstruct peaceful conflict resolution.
Neighbors in the crossfire: Disadvantaged communities
Gun violence occurs in neighborhoods where poverty, poor education, the prevalence of illegal guns and drugs, and few job opportunities ultimately result in a lack of hope.
10 months ago
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Gun buybacks are working in Philly, another one today hopes to build on successes
The city of Philadelphia says gun buybacks have removed dangerous firearms from the city streets.
2 weeks ago
Can $55 million help stop the spike in Wilmington gun violence?
City Council members hope to advise Mayor Mike Purzycki how best to spend American Rescue Plan funds to fight the outbreak of gun violence.
4 weeks ago
Philly DA turns to residents for solutions to city’s gun violence epidemic
The office is hosting four town halls to crowdsource solutions to the city’s gun violence epidemic. The first one was held Monday in West Philly.
2 months ago
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