Along with the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter took a pledge before Monday’s Inauguration, “to pray fervently for an end to violence in our region.”
The Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility holds its annual Legs Against Arms 5-K Run as part of its strategy to keep kids away from the chain of violence, honoring those who have been lost and celebrating the lives of those who are on the right path.
Journey of a Gun begins with a straw purchase of a weapon, which then moves through several hands and several crimes. Young people make choices and sometimes pay for those choices.
One year after dozens of Asian students were beaten at South Philadelphia High School, the school district agreed to settle a Civil Rights complaint that grew out of the incident.
New Jersey Senate and Assembly panels have approved anti-bullying legislation that proponents say will help stem school violence and prevent teen suicides.