Twenty years ago today, our National Executive Director received a call that every parent fears, a call that changed her life forever. She was told that Khàaliq her only Son had been shot and succumbed to his injuries. She continues to miss him today like she has for the past 20 years and the pain remains with her. She continues to say her love is eternal for her Beloved Son, Khàaliq. June 26, 1977-December 6, 2001 (Read more.)


A Mother’s Prayer for Peace

NBC10 Philadelphia covered “A Mother’s Prayer for Peace,” the Mother’s in Charge online prayer service held on the final day of 2020 and followed up by interviewing our founder and National Executive Director Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight. Participants also prayed for the families of those lost as Philadelphia approached 500 homicides in 2020, the highest total in decades, as well as for peace in the new year. Click the photo above to view the report. (Read more.)


Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight honored by Philadelphia Tribune Magazine

Mothers in Charge is very proud to announce that our founder and National Executive Director Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight has been recognized with the Philadelphia Tribune Magazine’s 2020 Most Influential Leader Award.  Annually the Philadelphia Tribune acknowledges African-American Leaders in the region for outstanding commitment to community.  Please consider celebrating with us on Thursday, November 12th @ 12 p.m. and other honorees in the region who’ve received this prestigious award.  Register today

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