Christopher Moraff Christopher Moraff

    DISPATCHES is Christopher Moraff’s weekly column for Filter, featuring analysis and beat reporting. Christopher has spent over a decade reporting on the intersection of policing, criminal justice and civil liberties. His immersion reporting from Kensington, Philadelphia, has earned him a reputation as an expert on injection drug culture and the fentanyl crisis. His work has appeared in publications including the Daily Beast, the Washington Post and Al Jazeera America. He is co-host of the podcast Narcotica, and curator of the stock photo site StashHouse.org.

    New Drugs, Bad Policies Leave Philly Harm Reduction Groping in the Dark

    The “Walmart of Heroin” is how the New York Times described Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood—in ...

    Safe Consumption Site in Philly Has 90 Percent Support Among Locals

    Communities most impacted by the overdose crisis are more likely to back groundbreaking interventions ...

    How Technology Is Rapidly Advancing Overdose-Resistant Bathrooms

    As the US harm reduction community grapples with the legal, cultural and political challenges ...