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Application Window Open for Philadelphia Anti-Violence Grant Program

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Emma Lee
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at Olney Transportation Center, where a mass shooting occurred on Feb. 17, 2021.

Certain grassroots anti-violence groups in Philadelphia can now apply for a sizeable grant through a new city initiative. WHYY’s Aaron Moselle reports the program was launched in response to a historic surge in homicides and shootings.

(Original air-date: 8/9/21)