August 21, 2019

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Slide show: Mothers in Charge hosts Comprehensive Community Healing at Lincoln University

In recognition of Reentry Month, Mothers in Charge hosted a Comprehensive Community Healing event on June 21st and 22nd at Lincoln University in Philadelphia. The initiative was designed to advance the conversation on solutions to violence, take a real look at the criminal justice system and how it affects our communities, and transform the lives of those who have been harmed as well as those those who have done harm. (Read more.)

Here’s what we do

WOMEN WORKING TOGETHER FOR CHANGE
Offering Peer Support Specialists, life skills training, and resource coordination for women returning from incarceration

GRIEF SUPPORT
Individual and group support is available weekly to those who have lost loved ones to violence. Crisis counseling, therapeutic storytelling, and a support hot-line

ANGER MANAGEMENT
Participants are referred from Philadelphia Court & Probation systems for nine, weekly sessions of anger management support.

SCHOOL-BASED GRIEF AND LOSS GROUPS
Group sessions are provided to children who have experienced loss.

THINKING FOR A CHANGE
A Cognitive Skills/Problem-Solving Training for Incarcerated Individuals offered in Three Philadelphia Prisons and for At-Risk populations.

HARCUM COLLEGE AT MOTHERS IN CHARGE
Higher education has come to your community! Attend classes two nights per week at Mothers in Charge. Financial aid an d scholarships available.

PARTICIPATORY DEFENSE
Community organizing model for people facing charges. Their families and their communities can impact the outcome of cases and transform the landscape of power in the court system. Participatory Defense groups work with the public defender’s office by providing a more holistic view of a person facing criminal charges.

GIRLS MENTORING
Weekly after school life skills and mentoring sessions are offered to at-risk adolescent girls. New Mentors and Young Ladies Are Always Welcome!

PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION
MIC conducts public education, outreach and advocacy both locally and nationally to facilitate discussions around the impact of violence.
We are urgently working with our nations leaders to develop trauma-informed solutions to support those left behind to deal with the aftermath of violence.

All of our services and support to the community utilize a “Trauma Informed” service approach.

We will be sharing more information on all of our programs soon.

You can make a difference

Mothers In Charge operates on contributions from organizations and people like you. Please take a look around our site to see the programs your donations will support.

How can we help you?

Note: We do our best to respond to all inquiries within 72 hours.

Weekly Services

Tuesdays:
Participatory defense: 5:30 p.m.
Boys mentoring: 6 p.m.

Wednesdays:
Girls mentoring: 6 p.m.

Thursdays:
Anger Management: 9:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Healing Hearts (grief support): 5:30 p.m.

More ways to contact us

Email: info@mothersincharge.org
Phone: (215) 228-1718
Mailing address: 520 N. Delaware Ave., Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA 19123

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You Can Make a Difference

Mothers In Charge operates on contributions from organizations and people like you. Please take a look around our site to see the programs your donations will support.

 

Everyone donating $25 or more will have their name added to our Partners in Peace page, unless you choose the anonymous option.

 

Please leave a note in the comment box if you wish to make your contribution in honor of a loved one.

 

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We also gratefully accept offline donations. (More info)

 

Thank you!

 

Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight

Founder and Executive Director

 

Mothers in Charge

520 N. Delaware Ave., Suite 302

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Email: info@mothersincharge.org | Phone: (215) 228-1718

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