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MIC News

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015

Mothers in Charge began as a peace movement in Philadelphia that is gaining national attention and spreading to other cities. Dorothy Johnson-Speight is sharing her story of grief...

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Events

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015

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From Dorothy's Desk

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014

I invite you to support a new Mothers in Charge pilot program Women Working For A Change (WW4C). This program will provide on the job training and support to women returning from...

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Stories

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012

by Dorothy Johnson-Speight, MHS, LPC. From Faces of Courage My son Khaaliq was my firstborn, my only son. As a parent I wanted him to have the best. I wanted him to be a productive...

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Grief Support Program

Grief Support Program

Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in collaboration with Mothers In Charge Providing a Grief Support Program for Families Affected by Violence Every 1st and 3rd Saturday (see MIC calendar ) 3:00-4:30 pm Info Contact: Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19150 Rev. LeRoy Miles- 215-276-7200, ext. 3735 Or contact Mothers In Charge...

Congrats Dorothy Johnson-Speight

Congrats Dorothy Johnson-Speight

Please take and moment and congratulate our Founder & Executive Director Dorothy Johnson-Speight on her 2015 Soros Justice Fellows Award Open Society Foundations Announce 2015 Soros Justice Fellows NEW YORK—The Open Society Foundations announced today an award of $1.2 million to the 2015 class of Soros Justice Fellows. The fellows bring a diverse set of...

Rally T-Shirts Available Now!

Rally T-Shirts Available Now!

You can now purchase t-shirts to support the Standing for Peace and Justice Rally. Youth Sizes small through large: $15 Adult Sizes small through XL: $15 Adult 3XL:...

Instead of a Card

Instead of a Card

On May 10th we celebrate Mother’s Day. But there are mothers for whom the day will not be filled with celebration: mothers whose sons or daughters were murdered. No beribboned package, card or flowers will bestow the thing they want most– their precious child restored to them again. I spoke with Dorothy Johnson-Speight  to learn why she founded the...