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MIC News

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015

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...

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Events

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016

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From Dorothy's Desk

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015

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...

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Stories

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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Instead of a Card

Instead of a Card

On May 10th we celebrate Mother’s Day. But there are mothers for whom the day will not be filled with celebration: mothers whose sons or daughters were murdered. No beribboned package, card or flowers will bestow the thing they want most– their precious child restored to them again. I spoke with Dorothy Johnson-Speight  to learn why she founded the...

WW4C Graduation Video

Many thanks to Rob Jennings for providing this video footage of our Women Working For A Change (WW4C) 2014 graduation ceremony. 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...