by Morning Roundup Staff
There’s no shortage of orgs working to calm Philly gun violence, which has been increasing since 2015, and last week injured a PPA officer, a city sanitation worker, and dozens of other victims. But a broad new group hopes to make a difference by coordinating efforts and focusing on near-term solutions.
In the works for about a year and led by the Philadelphia Foundation with William Penn and the UAC, the new Civic Coalition to Save Lives will start with a tactic that worked in Oakland: pinpointing high-risk individuals and mounting direct interventions.
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