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Philly to Release New Gun Violence Prevention Funding, but Previous Grantees Are Still Waiting for Their Money

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Cameron Larke, 11, is a participant in the Positive Choices program, which aims to teach kids conflict resolution, teach life skills, such as stock trading, and introduce them to careers like auto-mechanics and video production.

The City of Philadelphia is slated to announce another round of funding for gun violence prevention nonprofits. But the grantees from the last round haven’t all been paid out yet, raising questions about how this model should work in the future, as WHYY’s Sammy Caiola reports.

(Original air-date: 6/16/22)