Tired of the Slog of American Gun Violence?
If you’re feeling hopeless and helpless once again after the Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting, take heart. There are things you can do to make change, here and now
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2023: Reducing Gun Violence with Roca’s Molly Baldwin
Roca, a program in Massachusetts and Baltimore trains shooters to refrain from shooting by literally changing their minds. See the founder at Ideas We Should Steal Festival on November 17
Ideas We Should Steal: 7 Ways to Solve Gun Violence
This week's shooting in Kingsessing is another sign that Philadelphia is failing to staunch its rampant gun violence — despite evidence about what works. Here are some ideas.
Guest Commentary: Celebrating Juneteenth Amid the Trauma of Gun Violence
A Philadelphian who witnessed a murder in his neighborhood reflects on the collective trauma that we must overcome to have true freedom
Guest Commentary: Listen to Teens on Gun Violence
A North Philly native who was shot, spent time in prison, and now works in schools offers concrete ways to engage young people in ending the travesty of shootings
Guest Commentary: How To End Our Culture of Gun Violence
A North Philly native who was shot, spent time in prison and worked in schools has seen a lot of violence. Here, he lays out his prescription for stopping it
LISTEN: How to Really Run a City — Fighting Gun Violence
Former Mayors Michael Nutter and Kasim Reed speak with David Muhammad, the man behind Oakland’s 50 percent reduction in shootings, on our podcast
A New Gun Violence Narrative
A study by a Temple trauma surgeon looks at the damaging effects of daily crime reporting on victims of gun violence. A bigger question remains: Would changing the news decrease shootings?