With a background in theater and art, Douglas Rucker is the writer and director of a play called “YO, PUT THE GUN DOWN!” to raise awareness of gun violence in the community that is affecting the youth. [Read More]
Gun Violence: Register Tracey Gordon Hosts Webinar to Discuss Violence, Safety and Solutions in Philadelphia
On April 1, Tracey Gordon, the City of Philadelphia’s Register of Wills, hosted a webinar, Plan. Prepare. Protect. The event was part of a series she hosts on Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. in [Read More]
On March 24, the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement (OBME) and the Mayor’s Commission on African American Males (MCAAM) hosted a virtual community meeting to hear from local organizations that are determined to combat [Read More]
Councilmember Allan Domb hosted a virtual town hall to address the gun violence crisis in Philadelphia with Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Senior Director of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Erica Atwood. [Read More]
The committee focused on the accounts of survivors of gun violence and the loved ones of homicide victims. [Read More]
Community organizers testified about gun violence prevention programs [Read More]
Philadelphia City Council proposed a resolution pertaining to the future use of the oil refinery site, addressed the possible closure of another area hospital, and held hearings regarding gun violence during the week of Feb. [Read More]
City Council is poised to take action on gun violence, including possible legal action against the Commonwealth.
The Public Safety Committee advanced legislation allowing weapons to be removed from those who pose a threat and bans weapons at city recreation facilities.
Supporters of Bill 180936 hold signs as City Council passes the anti-lead ordinance. [Read More]