Please wait...

  • Call us : (424)223-8008
  • Email : info@mothersinchargela.org

"From Tragedy to

Triumph"

"An unbreakable bond

Mother & Child!"

"An Unbreakable Bond

Mother & Child!"

About Us

We provide grief support for families when a love one is the victim of a violent crime. Many of our members have been personally impacted and are committed to working towards saving lives and preventing another mother from having to experience this terrible tragedy.

We work with Law Enforcement, Legislators, Community Leaders and Faith-based Organizations to advocate for families impacted by gun violence.

Dorothy Johnson-Speight

Mothers In Charge, Inc. was founded in 2003 in Philadelphia by Dorothy Johnson-Speight, MPH, LPC. Her work, though rooted in Philadelphia, has led to national appearances and presentations across the United States and abroad...

Paula Henderson-Dix

Mothers In Charge Los Angeles was founded in 2013 by Paula Henderson-Dix. “ It is not something you easily gets over,” Henderson said. “ But you have to go through the pain to get better! ”

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to reduce violent crime through prevention, education and intervention, and to guide and support the families of victims. We know that in the names of our sons, daughters and loved ones that we must serve as a catalyst for change.

Who we are

We are comprised of impassioned mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and others who are committed to working towards saving lives and preventing another mother from having to experience this terrible tragedy

We will never forget those that are and were closest to us. Everyday we live with the lost but also grow from the .grief that we will one day overcome! To see more enjoy the following video:
Watch video
Paula Henderson-Dix (Mother In Charge chapter of Los Angeles) tells her story. To see more enjoy the following video: Watch video
Our gallery

Homicide in America is a National Health Epidemic. MIC LA is a grassroots organization that advocates for families who are impacted. We attend marches, and rallies to advocate for sensible gun laws and resources for those who have been impacted by violence.

Our Services Include:

ADD: We advocate for families impacted by violence and provide information on services and resources available to families impacted by violence.