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Posted inJustice & Safety, Precious Lives

Precious Lives asks state leaders: What is your pledge in the coming year to reduce gun violence?

For the past two years, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has partnered with other media organizations on Precious Lives, a wide-ranging effort that examined the causes and consequences of gun violence on Milwaukee youth.

Posted inJustice & Safety, Precious Lives, WisWatch Blog

LISTEN: What Young People Know About Guns

On this week’s episode of Precious Lives, a two-year project examining gun violence among young people in the Milwaukee area and statewide, reporters Kate Golden and Sean Kirkby visit the Madison area’s Allied Drive Boys and Girls Club to ask children what they know about guns. The reporters found that nearly all of the young people they talked to had some level of experience with guns.

Posted inHealth & Welfare, Justice & Safety, Precious Lives

Profiles in carnage

This story is the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s first report for Precious Lives, a newly launched two-year project investigating the problem of gun violence among young people, its causes, and potential solutions in the Milwaukee area and statewide. Read more about the project. Main story Bullets exacted terrible toll on children, African Americans A […]