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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 p2p.events/tribunemostinfluential

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Dr. Dorothy joins 6ABC town hall on gun violence

Mothers in Charge founder and national executive director Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight participated along with Mayor Kenney, Police Commissioner Outlaw and other Philadelphia leaders for a virtual town hall to to discuss gun violence.

Watch ‘Building It Better Together Town Hall: Gun Violence’ on on 6ABC.com.

Download the press release: 6ABC/WPVI-TV PHILADELPHIA SITS DOWN WITH MAYOR JIM KENNNEY, POLICE COMMISSIONER DANIELLE OUTLAW AND COMMUNITY LEADERS IN A VIRTUAL TOWN HALL TO ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE

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Prayers and blessings for Ms. Sharon Kelly

We are saddened to announce the loss of our Atlantic City chapter leader Ms. Sharon Kelly, who passed away at the end of last week after fighting the good fight against pancreatic cancer.

Mothers In Charge extends our deepest sympathy, prayers and condolences to her beloved family at this time.
 
Few words can express how sad this news of losing such a dear one makes us feel. 

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Rest in Power John Lewis

Representative John Lewis was our great warrior for mankind, fighting many battles for us. He was a son of a sharecropper and fought tirelessly for racial equity before and during his time in Congress. He will be missed but his legacy and work will continue. We will continue to get in good trouble in his honor.  – Dr. Dorothy Johnson-Speight, Founder and National Executive Director (Read more.)