Philadelphia Inquirer: Council MIA as overdose-crisis advocates march on City Hall. So I knock on doors.

“They blocked traffic. They held signs. They spoke of dead friends.

But the march for safe injection sites outside City Hall on Wednesday was encouraging — simply because advocates were bringing the fight downtown.

Of course, the politicians managed to hide anyway.

With 1,217 people dead from overdoses here in 2017, the highest rate of any major city, not a single City Council member bothered to show his or her face — if not in support of safe injection sites, at least in support of finding other measures to keep people alive.”

Mental Health Partnerships’ own Carla Sofronski and Destinie Campanella are featured in the coverage of this protest.

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