Violence prevention, education and intervention for youth, young adults, families and community organizations

Congratulations WW4C Graduates

Please join Mothers In Charge as we congratulate the first graduating cohort of Women Working For A Change (WW4C). WW4C is a life skills and job readiness program which prepares women  who have been recently discharged  from incarceration for re-entry into their community and their families.   Remarks will be delivered by City of Philadelphia Deputy Mayor...

New MIC Program Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Pilot program supports formerly incarcerated women Philadelphia Tribune July 17, 2014 Experts in the field of corrections and sentencing reform say the United States incarcerates a greater percentage of its population than any other industrialized nation. Equally well-documented is the racial disparity that has become an inherent factor in the rise of...

Film clips from 2014 Conference!

Thanks to Jim MacMillan with GunCrisis.org for attending and covering our 2nd Annual National Conference. View Jim’s powerful clips of the conference at these links: Second Annual Cost of Violence Conference Focuses on Results Cost of Violence Conference concludes with Straight Talk – And Songs of...

Brooklyn NY, Pre-Mother’s Day Dinner

Kansas City Chapter Presents AO’s Exclusive Red & White Affair

A Mother’s love continues by establishing a scholarship  Kansas City, Mo. – On April 23, 2012, Ashton O’Guinn became Kansas City’s 32nd homicide.  Today, his mother, Dewanna O’Guinn still mourns the loss of her son but she is determined to keep his memory alive, “He was a great kid, my oldest of three children, a college student, a loving kid with...

Inquirer Citizen of the Year

Dorothy Johnson Speight, Editorial: From grief to good works. Not many people could do what Dorothy Johnson-Speight does. Every day, she puts aside the often suffocating grief that grips her own soul so she can help other women come to terms with seemingly unbearable sorrow after the loss of a child to violence. Congratulations, Dorothy Johnson Speight, Inquirer...