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.
North Philadelphia Foundation Hands Out $20,000 in Neighborhood GrantsKen Scott, president of Beech Companies, handed out twenty $1,000 grants from the Alston-Beech Foundation to area nonprofits.
After Recent Events, The Debate Continues Over Gun ControlIn one week, the issue of who owns guns comes to the forefront again.
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.
New Bill To Be Introduced That Would Make Witness Intimidation A Federal OffenseIt’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.