Conference presentation

April 1, 2022

Our Director of Research Dr. Jessica Beard introduced new research from our collaborative in Washington on March 31 during the annual conference held by SAVIR, the Society for the Advancement of Violence and Injury Research. Read More

Temple Now reports on our Director of Research

September 10, 2021

DR. Jessica Beard will study the current state of gun violence reporting in Philadelphia and partner with local journalists to educate the public on root causes and solutions for the city’s gun violence epidemic. Read More

Watch the recording: “Enough is Enough” teach-in on “Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis in Philadelphia”

July 20, 2021

The latest event in Community College of Philadelphia’s “Enough is Enough” teach-in series was “Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis in Philadelphia,” held on June 15, 2021. The event was hosted by CCP President Dr. Donald Guy Generals and moderated by PCGVR Research Director and Stoneleigh Fellow Dr. Jessica Beard. We are grateful to the esteemed panelists for an engaging discussion, including Dr. Ruth Abaya, Stoneleigh Fellow and co-chair of the Philadelphia Roadmap to Safer Communities, Philadelphia City Councilmember Jamie Gauthier, CBS3 managing editor Manuel Smith, Mothers in Charge Founder Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight and CCP Visiting Lecturer and Diversity Fellow Malika Rahman. Read More

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