Weekly Brief: May 4, 2022

May 4, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia.


Above: Hot spots by street block are highlighted in this map of Philadelphia shooting victims. Clicking on “All Years” at top-right on “Mapping Philadelphia’s Gun Violence Crisis” now displays nearly 10,000 nonfatal shootings and more than 2,400 fatal shootings recorded since January 1, 2015. [Philadelphia Office of the Controller]

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Weekly Brief: April 27, 2022

April 27, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia.


Above: The community at Mothers in Charge is planning a peace walk and rally in Philadelphia in advance of Mothers Day. [MothersinCharge.org]

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Weekly Brief: April 20, 2022

April 20, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia.


Above: Heat map shows concentrations of places where nearly 50 people were wounded or killed during an exceptional outbreak of gun violence in Philadelphia between Thursday and Sunday. [Office of the Controller]

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Weekly Brief: April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia.


Above: Philadelphia has 48 ZIP Codes. So far this year, residents in five ZIP Codes – mostly in North Philadelphia and Kensington – have suffered 44 percent of the city’s shooting victims.

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Weekly Brief: April 6, 2022

April 6, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia


Above: Community members are out at 15th and Susquehanna in North Philly, raising the alarm about gun violence after a recent shooting. [@SammyCaiola]

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Weekly Brief: March 30, 2022

March 30, 2022

Each Wednesday morning we share news, research, data, opinions and community responses related to gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia.


Above: Heat map displays concentrations of shooting victims recorded so far this year in Philadelphia.

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