Checking in with Mothers in Charge

Mothers in Charge, one of Philadelphia’s leading violence prevention, education and intervention organizations, invited South African photojournalist Nidaa Husain to present her work at their community meeting Thursday night.

Husain has been focusing on gun violence prevention through her reporting with the Gun Crisis Reporting Project this summer.

Husain talks about her with with Mothers in Charge during a revent exhibit at Temple University.

Husain talks about her with with Mothers in Charge during a recent exhibit at Temple University.

Much of Husain’s work takes the audience deep inside the group’s grief support meetings through photographs and multimedia — which we will publish online when the project is complete.

Meanwhile, Mothers in Charge has a number of events coming up:

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 20th, Mothers in Charge is planning to take part in a peaceful vigil in support of Trayvon Martin’s family and all murdered loved ones beginning at noon at 6th and Market Streets. The Justice for Trayvon National Day of Action includes plans for simultaneous vigils in outside federal courthouses in 100 cities.

Next, Mothers in Charge is planning a “Unity in the Community” Flea Market and Resource Fair on August 3rd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the front lawn of their headquarters at the Leon Sullivan Human Services Center at 1415 North Broad Street. Volunteer, make a donation or check the poster for vendor information.

Then, attend the Unite in Love concert on August 6th, at beginning at noon at Love Park.

Keep up to date with continuing Mothers in Charge events at:

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