Thursday night: Lisa Ling and Our America look at activists fighting to stop gun violence in Philadelphia
At Saturday’s basketball tournament — organized at the Martin Luther King Recreation Center by Philadelphia Ceasefire — about 100 people cheered on four teams wearing colorful “A Game of Peace” tee shirts while others cooked hot dogs, kept the music playing, pianted children’s faces and led other activities.
We have launched a new community calendar at the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, to focus on violence prevention and related community events in Philadelphia.
Two important events are scheduled Wednesday night, just a few blocks apart in Center City:
Heeding God’s Call, a faith-based movement to prevent gun violence, has announced a community event to discuss gun violence this Sunday, February 3rd at 1 p.m. Meet at the Calvary Center for Community & Culture, at 801 S. 48th Street, at the intersection with Baltimore Ave. <map> From Heeding God’s Call: In the wake of the…