Mayoral hopeful Maya Wiley (Flatbush) unveiled her gun violence prevention plan yesterday. The announcement comes as citywide shooting incidents have doubled this year, as well as across both North and South Brooklyn. Deaths from gun violence have doubled in Brooklyn North while tripling in Brooklyn South.

Wiley’s plan builds on what the communities most affected by the shootings have been asking for forever – more opportunities and support for their children. It includes supporting impacted communities in preventing gun violence, creating job opportunities for such communities, expanding public health violence reduction models, and public safety efforts focused on the impacted communities.

Mayoral hopeful Maya Wiley (Flatbush) unveiled her gun violence prevention plan yesterday. The announcement comes as citywide shooting incidents have doubled this year, as well as across both North and South Brooklyn. Deaths from gun violence have doubled in Brooklyn North while tripling in Brooklyn South. At a march […]

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