Philadelphia program teaches carpentry skills to help youths build their futures

Nov 8, 2021
The goal is to put participants on a path to employment.
Greg Palmer leads a carpentry class for teens at the Dixon House community center in South Philadelphia. Rising gun violence has plagued the city.
Kriston Jae Bethel

How internet 'echo chambers' lead to faster radicalization

Mar 20, 2019
"Large media corporations have a duty to take on this challenge," one expert says.
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After Florida school shooting, Congress takes a new look at school safety funding

Feb 28, 2018
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal called for cutting millions in funding to school safety programs like violence prevention and school counselors. Now, in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, state and federal officials have called for expanding such programs, and Congress is starting to explore funding for things like fences and security […]