Weekly Brief: May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022

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


Above: Participants in “Numb to Normalcy,” a short documentary produced with support from our Credible Messenger Reporting Project, gathered for a photo following a screening in West Philadelphia late last year.

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Weekly Brief: May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022

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


Above: Professional partner P.O.C. of Revive Media, seen at left above, sat down recently to share her thoughts behind the making of “Numb to Normalcy,” one of several mini-documentaries produced during the first round of the Credible Messenger Reporting Project last year. The interview was conducted by our Community Engagement Manager Maxayn Gooden, who first joined our organization last year while producing her own project as a Credible Messenger community journalist.

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Behind the scenes with P.O.C.

May 9, 2022

Professional partner P.O.C. of Revive Media sat down recently to share her thoughts behind the making of “Numb to Normalcy,” one of several mini-documentaries produced during the first round of the Credible Messenger Reporting Project last year.

The interview was conducted by our Community Engagement Manager Maxayn Gooden, who first joined our organization last year while producing her own project as a Credible Messenger community journalist in our program.

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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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