Mayor Nutter today told stakeholders involved in youth violence prevention that they should commit to a long-term effort and not go for short-term fixes.
Mayor Michael Nutter just appointed a new Executive Director for the Philadelphia Youth Commission, and the former coordinator for the National Peace Alliance has a story that is inspiring.
Elected officials and other adults have tried to tackle Philadelphia’s youth violence problem, but now a group of middle school students want to take the lead.
The city’s efforts to crack down on mob violence in Center City appears to be working.
The mayor took his message to church – Mount Carmel Baptist in West Philadelphia.