Bloomberg Philanthropies Funds Youth Crime Prevention Program
For Memphis Gun Down, the mission is more than what the name implies.
It’s a misconception to think the organization’s primary focus is removing guns from the streets. In fact, Memphis Gun Down exists to prevent the city’s youth from ever picking up a gun.
A three-year Bloomberg Philanthropies grant provided the funding for the organization, which was tasked with looking at economic development and crime concerns, specifically youth gun violence...