Helen Ubiñas is an award-winning metro columnist with the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Paralyzed gunshot survivors move closer to getting the support they need

Who knows what will come from the meeting next month? Maybe the survivors will continue to meet in person, maybe they’ll find it easier to connect online. Whatever they decide, this should be a group by them and for them.

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The Summer of the @NotesFromHel Poolside Pop-Up Newsrooms begins | Helen Ubiñas

Pools are one of those community touchstones that can tell us a lot about a neighborhood and a city.

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A paralyzed gunshot survivor wants to connect with other gunshot survivors. So we’re going to help him.

Since 2015, over 4,000 people have survived shootings in Philadelphia but there are few services for them.

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A Delco man spent $25,000 to commission a Trump robot for the London protest

The animatronic Trump is a star attraction during the protests, joining a diapered Trump blimp and a series of demeaning projections on London landmarks.

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What it took for one mother to Fill the Steps | Helen Ubiñas

For fourth year in a row, Philadelphians did Fill The Steps Against Gun Violence.

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For fourth year in a row, Philadelphians Fill the Steps Against Gun Violence | Helen Ubiñas

On the Art Museum steps, Philadelphians impacted by gun violence connect.

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Wanted: Philadelphia leaders who are bold and brave and clear-eyed about gun violence | Helen Ubiñas

Crime is the most pressing issue facing Philadelphia, but City Council candidates don’t have good solutions to fight it.

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Philly, we’re headed back to the Art Museum to Fill The Steps Against Gun Violence. Will you be there? | Helen Ubiñas

For the fourth year in a row, we're calling Philadelphians impacted by gun violence to the Art Museum steps.

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In America, we’d rather make tragic heroes of our children than protect them | Helen Ubiñas

When it comes to gun violence, our capacity for complicity overwhelms our capacity for action.