WHYY: Fighting blight by fixing up homes could bring down Philly gun violence, new study shows

Replacing broken windows, picking up garbage, and pulling weeds around abandoned houses in Philadelphia could lead to a drop in gun crime in those areas. Research from Gina SouthJohn MacDonald, and colleagues was reported on by WHYY. Community Action Board Co-Chair Tyrique Glasgow was featured in the article for the community memorial garden he created.