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
Citizens of the Week: Mazzie Casher and Steven Pickens
The former high school friends launched Philly Truce, an app, event series and neighborhood watch to interrupt gun violence — because everyone has to work for peace in the city
Guest Commentary: Why I’m Running for City Council At-Large
“Ya Fav Trashman” says there’s more to his candidacy than just cleaning up the city
Reality Check: Philly Leaders, Act on Illegal Dumping
It’s a crisis akin to violent crime that the City and state have ignored for far too long, says WURD’s midday host, responding to a Citizen story this week about real steps being made in Houston.
Watch: Aqeela Sherrills on Brokering Peace
At our fourth annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival, the renowned peacemaker shared how he's had success fighting violence in Newark and Los Angeles through community-based intervention.
Fighting Crime Through…Home Repairs?
According to new Penn research, home improvements can cut homicides by nearly 22 percent. Philly 3.0’s engagement director breaks down what that means for Philly
The Buck Stops Elsewhere
With an election looming and body bags piling up at an alarming rate, can D.A. Larry Krasner skirt accountability?
Who Have They Left Behind?
The Philadelphia Obituary Project chronicles the devastating toll of our city’s murder epidemic, one victim at a time