Mothers In Charge
In one week, the issue of who owns guns comes to the forefront again.
About two dozen people, determined to make their voices heard, boarded a bus in North Philadelphia for the ride to Harrisburg.
“Mothers in Charge” has been a leading voice against violence in Philadelphia, but founder Dorothy Johnson-Speight says it’s a national problem.
It’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.
Members of a few different groups attended the rally calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons.
Eyewitness News sat down with one local woman, who was in D.C. fighting to keep the gun violence issue alive on behalf of her son.
During his State of the Union address, President Obama called on community leaders to help find solutions to violence. A local non-profit took the message to heart and met with students at a charter school.
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 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.
It was an emotional Wednesday evening as Officer Moses Walker’s mother joined a peace walk down Broad Street in North Philadelphia to protest violence. But her walk cut short, just yards away from where her son was killed.
A motorcade through the city streets tomorrow aims to remember the more than 300 homicide victims in Philadelphia in 2011.
A motorcade through the city streets on Thursday aims to remember the more than 300 homicide victims in Philadelphia in 2011.
The Love Yourself Campaign and Dress for Success Philadelphia held a clothing drive Saturday for their first workshop on July 16th in Camden titled “Dress for Success: Inside Out”.
Mothers in Charge is marking its 8th anniversary of helping those who have lost children to violence.