Four members of Mothers in Charge, one of Philadelphia’s leading gun violence prevention communities, partnered with a longtime Philadelphia journalist and her team to produce “The Path Forward,” a short documentary sharing their own intimate conversation about losing their sons to gun violence. Shortly after production, participants discussed the experience of producing the film.
Read more: Moms reflect on producing “The Path Forward”
Welcome to the Center
We collaborate with journalists and news organizations to advance best practices and support the most ethical and impactful reporting on community gun violence. More info: Better Gun Violence Reporting
Our community reporting project empowers people impacted by gun violence to report on root causes, lived experience and possible solutions from the community perspective. More info: Credible Messenger Reporting Project
The Center hosts an interdisciplinary research collaborative that is exploring the intersection of gun violence, impacted communities and the media. More info: Research at the Center
In preparation for the Summit, we invited 15 Philadelphia journalists who play some role covering gun violence to spend a day with 30 residents from deeply impacted communities.