Event: Various programs/events scheduled across east Texas. Smith and Upshur counties have an art
show element. Several events have a candlelight vigil element. See the attached flier for more
details and event contact information.
Purpose: To provide victims of any crime an opportunity for healing and remembrance. This year’s
theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.—reflects a vision for thefuture in which all victims are
strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient in response to
challenges, and communities are able to seek collective justice and healing.
Date:Various dates: see flier
Where:Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Morris, Smith, Titus & Upshur Counties
Time:Various times: see flier
Contact:Various contacts: see flier
About Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. With the help of those who want a safer future, MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® will end this danger on America’s roads. PowerTalk 21® is the national day for parents to talk with their kids about alcohol, using the proven strategies of Power of Parents™ to reduce the risk of underage drinking. And as one of the largest victim services organizations in the U.S., MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every eight minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. Learn more at www.madd.org or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.