CeaseFire combats gun violence in North Philadelphia with community outreach

Colwin Williams said getting access to a gun is as easy as buying a pack of cigarettes. “You hear it all the time, we don’t control gun legislation, nor do we control the manufacturing of guns,” he said. According to a dataset from the City of Philadelphia  — accessible on the data portal Open Data Philly... Continue Reading →

Philly bars are learning how to fight sexual harassment

When Leah Dirkse, found out about Woman Organized Against Rape, she had just begun counseling to process her own experience of sexual assault. Dirkse, who was an undergraduate student at that moment, found out about the organization when she went to see The Penn Vagina Monologues, which raises money for WOAR every year. "I felt... Continue Reading →

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