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My visit with Pope Francis asking for prayer for victims (video)

On September 27, 2015, Pope Francis made an historic visit with the prisoners at the Curran Fromhold Correction Center in Philadelphia. At that meeting Dorothy Johnson Speight met briefly with the Pope fervently asking for prayers to help those affected by violence and for peace. Watch the video as Dorothy personally addresses Pope Francis, asking for prayers...

Homicide Is A Public Health Epidemic

We invite you to sign our online petition- “Homicide Is A Public Health Epidemic“ Declare Homicide in America As A Public Health Crisis; By implementing legislative reforms to reduce the number of homicides and violent incidents across the...

Crossroads: Crime, Community, and Public Health

Friday October 16, 1015. Join Dorothy Johnson Speight at this one day symposium as she conducts one of the panel discussions. Crime and the criminal justice system deeply affect the health of communities. This symposium, organized by the Drexel Law Review and co-sponsored by the Drexel University School of Public Health, will highlight issues at the crossroads...

Congratulations 2015 WW4C Graduates

Mothers In Charge sincerely congratulates our 2015 class of Women Working for a Change (WW4C). All of your hard work paid off and we are proud. WW4C is a life skills and job readiness program which prepares women who have been recently discharge from incarceration for re-entry into their community and their families. Mothers In Charge is so proud of our...

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:...