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“MIC on Oprah” Viewing Party

We are thrilled to announce that Mothers in Charge members are going to be featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Our America” with Lisa Ling next Thursday July 10th! Check your local listings to watch from home, or join us at 8pm at our watch party so we can celebrate our incredible Mothers together! RSVP for the watch party by calling...

Free Her Rally in Washington DC

Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Sylvan Theater in the National Mall, Washington DC Buses depart at 7:00 am from 1415 N. Broad St. (Mothers In Charge) and return at 5:00 pm.   In the last ten years, the incarceration rate has increased by 400% for all women and 800% for African Amercian women.  Mothers In Charge will join Families For Justice As Healing for the...

Honoring Women in Law Enforcement

On March 26th Mothers in Charge collaborated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Community Outreach  to honor women in Law Enforcement! Our keynote speaker was U.S. Attorney Zane D. Memeger.  In the photo below, Mothers in Charge Founder and Executive Director, Dorothy Johnson-Speight MHS,LPC (center), and Mina Pickney,  Member of Mothers In Charge...

#Gun Crisis honors MIC Founder

[View the story "Mothers in Charge founder Dorothy Johnson-Speight named Citizen of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer" on...

Gun Violence and the Faith Community

Gun Violence and the Faith Community, the latest piece from PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, features interviews with Rev. Jim Atwood, Cheryl and Joel Seay, and Dorothy Johnson-Speight. Tune into the conversation by visiting...

The Charles H. Ramsey Next of Kin Program

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Ms. Dorothy Johnson-Speight delivered a presentation on the Charles H. Ramsey Next of Kin Program during the 120th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition. Having a loved one murdered is perhaps one of the most emotionally devastating events imaginable....