Philadelphia Gun Violence Memorial

August 23, 2021

Now through Thursday: 1,700 vases have been placed on Independence Mall in Philadelphia to represent the number of Pennsylvanians who died from gun violence last year. Read More

New grant ensures next round of Credible Messenger Reporting Project

August 13, 2021

This week, the Independence Public Media Foundation announced $4 million in grants supporting community media-makers, journalism, film and digital equity projects, including $100,000 from its Community Voices Fund to refine and expand our Credible Messenger Reporting Project.


The Credible Messenger Reporting Project trains, compensates and empowers people impacted by gun violence in Philadelphia to produce and distribute news reports addressing its root causes, their lived experience and possible solutions from the community perspective, with guidance from professional journalists.


Project design and planning will commence with stakeholder calls next month and applications will open later this year for new work to be produced and distributed next spring.

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