Operation LIPSTICK (Ladies Involved in Putting a Stop to Inner-City Killing) is women helping women say No! to straw purchasing, hiding, carrying or holding guns for anyone who cannot pass a background check. Click to take the pledge! (Read more.)
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.)
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.)
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.)