Teachers across the country are struggling to give students the support they need. In Philadelphia, that includes finding ways to protect them from shootings that are approaching record levels.
J. Brian Charles
2020 is on pace to have the most mass shootings since the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive started tracking them. In their wake, anti-violence activists say the lack of public outpouring feels familiar: “Nobody cares about us.”
As the defund movement grows, Strategic Decision Support Centers have lost the support of politicians — including the man likely to be the next mayor.
While Minneapolis pursues a complete overhaul, other cities are scrambling to freeze spending on law enforcement.
With voters desperate to reduce shootings, three of the campaign’s black front-runners are embracing aggressive law enforcement tactics that could perpetuate racial disparities.
Gun violence activists are assembling a multi-state effort to reverse policies they say put people of color at risk.
Since 2017, Baltimore Ceasefire 365 has held the quarterly fixtures that have been linked to a 52 percent reduction in shootings.
In Michigan, SURE Moms has created a healing space for parents working to keep their kids out of the juvenile justice system.
Fresno's mayor vetoed Advance Peace, citing a lack of evidence. But new research shows its potential for reducing gun violence.