Series Description

Getting to the Heart of Gun Violence with Love is a community initiative serving Black boys and men that our partners have referred to as “healing work.”

William Tyrone Toms

Founder, Executive Producer and Publisher of Love Now Media, Jos Duncan Asé sits down with Keynote speaker Will Toms. William Tyrone Toms is an award-winning entrepreneur from Philadelphia and the Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer of REC Philly, serving as the visionary + strategist behind the company’s endeavors.

Messages In The Music

Moderated by Sincerely Syreeta, Strategic Storyteller for Love Now Media, Messages in the Music explores the power of messaging in music and how artists perceive, navigate and wield the power that they hold.

This discussion features perspectives from artists Twizz Matic, Mazzie Casher, founder of the Philly TRUCE app, Neptune XXI, and Jacqueline Constance.

Narrative Justice &
The News A Black Male Perspective

Moderated by Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris of WHYY, Narrative Justice & The News: A Black Male Perspective will feature perspectives from Eric Marsh Sr. of WHYY, Reuben Jones of Frontline Dads, Derrick Cain of Resolve Philly, Ameen Akbar of Philadelphia Youth Basketball, and Dr. Aaron Smith The Rapping Professor (Temple University).