Philadelphia Ceasefire

Quinzel Tomoney (far left) and other Philadelphia CeaseFire community organizers speak to residents in North Philadelphia. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia CeaseFire Launches New Effort To End Street Violence

Philadelphia CeaseFire has launched a new campaign that it hopes will stop violent shootings before they occur.

08/11/2014

Former gang leaders and community leaders give Queen Mother Falaka Fattah (in wheel chair), founder of House of Umoja, a standing ovation at the 40th anniversary event for the Imani pledge. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Former Gang Members Reunite To Celebrate Ceasefire That Ended Gang Wars 40 Years Ago

Scores of former gang leaders came together Wednesday in Northwest Philadelphia to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Imani pledge– the ceasefire promise that ended the years of gang wars that plagued the city during the 1960s and 70s.

01/01/2014

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