All posts by: MADD

Following Spring Giving Day and Mother’s Day, we find ourselves in National Police Week. President Kennedy first set aside these 7 days in 1962 to honor law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. There will be a memorial...
As we leave another winter behind and welcome the arrival of sunny days and blossoms, the Mothers Against Drunk Driving is preparing a campaign of hope. Spring Giving Day falls on May 10th, and our aim this year is to...
Lisa Foster was an elementary school teacher. She loved playing softball, teaching, the Orioles and Cal Ripken. Lis was the fun one and so full of life. She had accomplished so much in her short 23 years.  You always knew the...
Twin siblings have an inexplicable bond that is special in many ways. From sharing birth to life milestones their unique relationship forms as they grow up. For Ryan and Brandon Lucero, identical 16-month-old twins, this bond was cut short when...
In the spring of 1983, my sister Josie, and I both watched the original MADD movie, which told the story of Candy Lightner. I remember saying, “If we ever volunteer for an organization, let’s make it MADD and do it...
Heartiest congratulations to our MADD Hero, National Law Enforcement Initiatives Manager Ron Replogle, for receiving the esteemed Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety, Law Enforcement Category at the 2017 The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Annual...
In July, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals held the world’s largest conference for treatment courts and criminal justice reform. More than 5,000 people gathered at the National Harbor Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland to take part in more than 300...
By Dr. Gloria Horsley, an internationally known grief expert and author. Gloria is the founder of the Open to Hope foundation. Going back to school comes with mixed emotions for many — there’s excitement, apprehension, and maybe a little dread thinking...
On Monday, August 21st, when many states will witness an amazing and rare total solar eclipse, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) wants to remind everyone to designate a non-drinking driver if their plans to enjoy the occasion include alcohol. Agencies...
The past few weeks have been very busy and filled with variety. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions invited me to join others from around the country in Washington on June 20th and 21st for the first-ever National Summit Crime Reduction and Public...