Gun violence in Philadelphia: Town Hall Discussion and Resources

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Sharrie Williams hosts the 6abc Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- 6abc recently hosted a 'Building It Better Together Town Hall' on gun violence.

Shootings are escalating in the City of Philadelphia as is the homicide rate.

What is causing the spike in violence, and more importantly, what can be done to turn it around?

In this 6abc - Building It Better Together Town Hall, Action News Anchor Sharrie Williams has a conversation with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and other community leaders and influencers. They are talking about solutions, 21st century policing and new steps to prevent violence. They are also answering questions from 6abc viewers.

Watch the entire town hall above.

Previous 6abc Town Halls:

Gun violence resources

Father's Day Rally Committee

215-696-5362

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Mothers In Charge

215-228-1718

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Police Athletic League (PAL)

215-291-9000

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ManUpPHL

215-751-8000

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NoMo Foundation

267-787-5879

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Philadelphia Anti-Drug / Anti-Violence Network (PAAN)

215-940-0550

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Black Male Community Council of Philadelphia

215-275-4015

267-721-3906

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Mantua Civic Association

267-227-9045

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One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

215-226-7860

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Team Inc/Men of Courage

215-554-1427

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Town WatchIntegrated Services

215-686-1459

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Every Murder Is Real Healing Center (E.M.I.R.)

215-848-4068

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Unity in the Community

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Hands Up- Put Guns Down

267-415-1333

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Black Men Uniting Black Men/ 100 Black Men Philadelphia

267-238-2900, ext 3

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Blackwell Cultural Alliance

215-821-8701

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Cradle to Grave

Website

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The CHARLES Foundation

412-242-7537

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Facebook

Millcreek on the Move

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Jarell Christopher Seay Love & Laughter Foundation

484-995-2675

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Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center

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Young Chances Foundation

267-585-2923

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Sultan Jihad Ahmad Community Foundation (JACF)

215-787-0857

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Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia

215-567-6776

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Government / City / Civic Resources

Office of Violence Prevention

215-686-0789

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Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement

215-686-0811

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Millennial Advisory Committee (MAC)/ Mayor's Office of Youth Engagement

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Pathways to Reform, Transformation and Reconciliation Initiative

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City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (Special Committee of Gun Violence Prevention)

215-686-3412

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State Senator Sharif Street

215-227-6161

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