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Dorothy Johnson Speight

Phila. Antiviolence Groups Gearing Up For Saturday March in Nation's Capital"We look at homicide as a public health epidemic," said Dorothy Johnson Speight, who started Mothers in Charge after her 24-year-old son, Khaaliq, was murdered several years ago.
Second Annual Antiviolence Conference in Philadelphia Draws HundredsThe conference, with nearly 200 attendees and sponsored by the Philadelphia group "Mothers In Charge," is titled "Law and Order or Vigilante Justice."
Mothers In Charge Hosts Second Annual Cost Of Violence ConferenceA North Philadelphia non-profit that was founded to help mothers cope after losing a child to violence will celebrate 12 years this week.
'Mothers In Charge' Honors Lives Cut Short Due To Violence In 2013The group Mothers in Charge held its annual "As We Remember Them" event in Center City last night, honoring those murdered during the past year.
Philadelphia Contingent Travels to Harrisburg for Gun Control RallyAbout two dozen people, determined to make their voices heard, boarded a bus in North Philadelphia for the ride to Harrisburg.
Philadelphia Antiviolence Group Takes Its Message National With Two-Day Conference"Mothers in Charge" has been a leading voice against violence in Philadelphia, but founder Dorothy Johnson-Speight says it's a national problem.
Activists Gather At LOVE Park in Center City To Rally For Gun ControlMembers of a few different groups attended the rally calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons.
Pres. Obama Gets Some Quick Reactions on Gun Safety Initiative President Obama has called for sweeping new gun laws in the United States, setting the stage for what may become the most sweeping political battle over gun control in decades.
Mothers In Charge Hold Evening Of Healing Event To Remember Over 300 Murder Victims In PhiladelphiaMothers in Charge held their annual Evening of Healing in Center City Thursday night to remember the more than 300 murder victims in Philadelphia in 2012 as well as those from years past.
Murder Victims Names Read Aloud During Motorcade Through PhiladelphiaA motorcade through the city streets tomorrow aims to remember the more than 300 homicide victims in Philadelphia in 2011.
Mothers In Charge Organizes Motorcade Remembering 300 Homicide VictimsA motorcade through the city streets on Thursday aims to remember the more than 300 homicide victims in Philadelphia in 2011.
Mothers In Charge Marks 8th AnniversaryMothers in Charge is marking its 8th anniversary of helping those who have lost children to violence.