Daniel Rubin: Seeing cure for violence

The #GunCrisis: Philadelphia reporting project was featured by columnist Daniel Rubin in The Philadelphia Inquirer this morning:

Transmission of the menace can be disrupted, he said, with swift intervention to prevent retaliation. Young people need better alternatives and help seeing the lasting effects of their actions.

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MEET the GunCrisis:Philadelphia reporting team

Rubin notes recent #GunCrisis posts about the economic cost of violence, a grassroots intervention program in a Philadelphia jail, the youth violence reporting conference that inspired our project — and the day we followed a grim hashtag trending in Philadelphia: #inphillyyougetshot.

We also discussed the efficacy of public health solutions, outlined by this panel which several of us attended:

Youth Violence: The Public Health Perspective from Dart Center on Vimeo.

 

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