At Mothers in Charge, our hearts are saddened but we are raising our voices in response to this message from our partners at The Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation. (Read more.)
We must give people the confidence that through hard work we can heal our society, and lift the knee that holds down Black Americans and holds back the potential of our country. Institutionalized racism was put in place over generations by people. It will take time, but as individuals we have the power to end it, and ensure everyone the god-given rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. (Read more.)
Stand together with Mothers in Charge on #GivingTuesdayNOW:
With your help, we can expand our services, including grief support, crisis counseling, participatory defense, life skills training, resource coordination, anger management, mentoring for adolescents, public education, outreach, advocacy and other trauma-informed solutions. (Read more.)
This episode features women who are leaders and social innovators, including Mothers in Charge Executive Director Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight. (Read more.)
Mothers in Charge and the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) provide a peer support specialist, victim advocate and intake specialist.
We offer assistance to survivors left behind by homicide victims with:
• VCAP (Victims Compensation Assistance)
• Healing/Grief Support (individual and group)
• Anger Management
• Court Accompagnement
• Victim Advocacy
From mentoring students and teaching anger management to providing grief support, public education programming and more, we are doing all that we can at Mothers in Charge to keep our children safe and healthy.
Several members of Mothers in Charge took the stage with local journalists at the inaugural Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit. The national journalism convention focused on news coverage of community gun violence and convened at WHYY on November 8th. (Read more.)