Youth Violence

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with youth violence-prevention specialists at a meeting at Temple University.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Calls For Long-Range Strategy To Combat Youth Violence in City

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

Mayor Nutter Appoints New Director Of Philadelphia Youth Commission

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.

05/20/2012

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Students Take The Lead In An Effort To End Youth Violence In Philadelphia

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.

03/03/2012

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Philadelphia’s Second Night Of Enforcing Youth Curfew Is A Success

The city’s efforts to crack down on mob violence in Center City appears to be working.

08/14/2011

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Mayor Nutter Addresses Recent Problem With Youth Violence At Church In West Philadelphia

The mayor took his message to church – Mount Carmel Baptist in West Philadelphia.

08/07/2011