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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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Posted by on Feb 18, 2015

MIC was recently recognized by Susan G. Komen Philadelphia at their first ever Women’s Champion Honors. MIC was among twenty six organizations honored for making a difference in...

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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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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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All Our Sons- We Need Your Help

Join Dorothy Johnson-Speight and Mothers In Charge in their journey to bring national awareness to their message. Back this Project NOW! ___ When two boys are murdered by the same man, their mothers’ unexpected alliance offers hope to victims and offenders alike. After the murder of their sons, Dorothy, a black woman, and Ruth who is white, transform...

View 2014 National Conference Video

Check out our video links to view highlights of our very successful 2nd annual Cost of Violence conference. Video links are available on our YouTube Channel here. And HERE are a few more clips from the...

2014 National Conference

Register now for the 2014 Second Annual Conference: The Cost of Pain.
May 12-14, 2014. Register at