Posts filed under: Victims’ Services

  • Victim Story Request for Law Enforcment Roll Call Video Project web version
Under our existing National NHTSA grant, MADD will be producing a Law Enforcement Roll Call Video encouraging officers to remove impaired drivers from our roadways through strong enforcement. MADD knows that it is victims’ stories and the speakers sharing them...
On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. The law provides individuals with disabilities, rights and basic needs, including the right to discrimination-free employment. This was a major milestone in American history for the...
  • August 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • The Effect of Impaired Driving Crashes On First Responders web version
They are the first to arrive when 911 is called.  The scene before them is utter chaos:  broken glass, bent metal, debris and someone crying for help, or worse, silence. First responders can include emergency medical service (EMS) personnel, firefighters,...
  • VATI training cover sheet cropped web size
Seventeen MADD Tennessee volunteers and staff were trained at the Tennessee Victim Assistance Training Institute (VATI) held in Nashville, TN, June 12 & 13, 2019.  The training was meant to provide them with a foundation of knowledge and advocacy tools...
  • Dallas Downs Memorial Sign web version
On Friday, March 29, 2019, a group of friends and family gathered on Main Street in Erin, Tennessee, near the Erin Church of the Nazarene at the site where 19-year-old Dallas “Bubba” Downs was killed in an impaired driving crash...
Family and friends gathered at the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor and remember the life of Angie Michelle Kirk in a ceremony to commemorate the new State Memorial Sign to be erected...
  • February 2019 MADD Remembers
MADD knows how hard crash anniversaries and birthdays of lost loved ones can be. We also know how important it is for families to know that their loved ones are not forgotten. We want victims of drunk and drugged driving...
  • Victim Services Monthly Meeting Graphic with Title and logo cropped web version
We are happy to announce that we have two new Victims/Survivors Support Groups starting in February!  We will now be hosting a monthly East Tennessee Victims/Survivors Support Group in Maryville at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 429 Sandy Springs Road. ...
Two women have been unimaginably connected for the last twenty-five years. At first, it might be easy to confuse them. One is named Aline and the other is named Alene. But Aline Skelley’s and Alene Davidson’s lives are intertwined in...