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

Meet the Author: Mothers in Charge – Faces of Courage

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 and pain and how she channeled those feelings into a national movement. Ms. Johnson-Speight and Bobbie Woods are working together to plan and recruit mothers to join the Standing for...

#GetonTheBusWithUS

Here are a few tips to help ensure you are present for a historic event in Washington D.C. on June 6, 2015. Join us for us for our Standing for Peace National Rally.

Grief Support for Children and Youth

MIC has expanded its grief support services to children and youth. Children and youth are vulnerable populations whose needs are often underserved following adverse experiences Our program supports the unique needs of children and youth throughout their grieving process. The program will be held at Imani Charter School and will begin in March 2015.

Standing for Peace and Justice National Rally

      Murder has claimed the lives of our loved ones, traumatized our families, and destroyed our neighborhoods for too long! Stand with us to reduce the violence and heal our communities as we stand and speak for those who speak no more. Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at 10AM at the Lincoln Memorial Reflection Pool. For more information regarding...

MIC Recognized as Peace Zone

October 23, 2014 Dear Executive Director Dorothy Johnson – Speight, Dr. Anita Rogers, Khadijah Spain, Pam Yaller, and all who are part of Mothers in Charge,   It is my pleasure to inform you that, on behalf of the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia, the Zones of Peace Steering Committee has voted unanimously to recognize Mothers in Charge...

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...