Civic Coalition to Save Lives

Philly leaders, organizations come together to form new coalition to combat gun violence

by Jensen Toussaint

Gun violence has been plaguing the city of Philadelphia for several years now, as the city has seen an increase in homicide deaths each year since 2016.

As gun violence has continued across the city, leaders, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and various other institutions have been brainstorming ways to combat this serious issue. 

To this effect, the Philadelphia Foundation and the William Penn Foundation have partnered with the Urban Affairs Coalition, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Equity Alliance to create the Coalition to Save Lives. 

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