#GunCrisis Monthly: January, 2014

Top stories: Outbreak fuels January spike in Philadelphia homicides Philadelphia still suffering higher homicide rate than largest US cities, but also showing greater progress Caller: “You can’t even pay respect to your friends without somebody killing you.” Mothers in Charge founder Dorothy Johnson-Speight named Citizen of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer City leaders call…

Visiting photojournalist Nidaa Husain examines impact of gun violence in Philadelphia: Join us for the exhibit

For the past few weeks, South African photojournalist Nidaa Husain has been spending time with some of Philadelphia’s leading gun violence reduction groups, meeting survivors and those bereaved, and working together to share their stories in photographs. Husain, 24, of Johannesburg, is visiting on a fellowship from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, and…