What if changing the way journalists report on gun violence could prevent shootings and save lives?

  • Expanding our team and our services

    Expanding our team and our services

    The Philadelphia Center for Gun Violence Reporting is delighted to report that Oronde McClain has joined the staff as our first Credible Messenger Newsroom Liaison, Shannon Hodges is joining us as a Podcast Producer this summer to promote the interviews conducted by our Community Engagement Manager Maxayn Gooden, and as we announced recently, Maria Mitri is joining us this summer, thanks to support from the Lenfest Next Generation Fund, and has been helping us organize our content and operations. Read More


  • Response to July 4 shooting in Philadelphia

    Response to July 4 shooting in Philadelphia

    Thank you for visiting. We understand that you may want more information about the shooting in Philadelphia but we do not provide breaking news coverage. Instead, we recommend considering these resources. Read More


  • Support the Center

    Support the Center

    We are proud of our progress and but the gun violence crisis only worsens and we need your help. Please consider making a recurring tax-deductible contribution today. Read More


  • Weekly Brief: June 30, 2022

    Weekly Brief: June 30, 2022

    Each week we share news from the Center plus updates on gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia from our partners at Billy Penn. Read More


  • Weekly Brief: June 8, 2022

    Weekly Brief: June 8, 2022

    Each week we share news from the Center plus updates on gun violence and prevention in Philadelphia from our partners at Billy Penn. Please note: This newsletter will arrive on Thursday mornings beginning next week. (Subscribe now.)


    Above: The CBS Evening News checked in with our Director of Research Dr. Jessica Beard following the recent mass shooting in Philadelphia.

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