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  • 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 a drugged driver decided to get behind the wheel and kill Brandon in a crash...

    The post Brandon Lucero appeared first on MADD.

  • 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 together.” Six months later, on October 29, 1983, my sister Josie DiStefano Palomino was killed...

    The post Why We Walk: Josie DiStefano Palomino appeared first on MADD.

  • In our nearly 4 decades, Mothers Against Drunk Driving has stood for numerous laws aimed at fighting to end drunk driving. Because of those laws, the number of drunk driving deaths has been cut in half since 1980. But while there have been great strides in ending drunk driving, it remains the leading killer on...

    The post MADD’s 2018 Report to the Nation appeared first on MADD.

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  • Program Manager-Out of School Time Programming position available. Click on link for more information.

  • Identifying Vendor to Design the Online Learning Platform for the Youth Development Community of Practice: OS #2018-59
    Issue Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    Closing Date: Friday February 9, 2018 4:00 PM

    The Collaboration Council seeks letters of interest/proposals from companies, nonprofit organizations and/or qualified individuals to plan, design, and develop the online learning platform for youth development practitioners in Montgomery County. This solicitation seeks to identify qualified organizations/companies to design an online learning platform to meet the above purpose for the Youth Development Community of Practice. For complete details and were to send your Letter of Interest click on the title link above.

  • The Montgomery County Collaboration Council is the keeper of Montgomery County, Maryland’s community well-being indicators for children, youth, and families. Built to translate the vision of the Children’s Agenda results into action, these measures are key to tracking progress over time, focusing attention on areas of need, and aligning collective impact initiative’s strategies and policymaking. The Collaboration Council is seeking a full-time Community Assessment Manager to maintain these indicators of well-being, lead community-level needs assessments, and support the organization’s involvement in collective impact initiatives. For complete details and how to submit your cover letter with salary requirements and resume click here: Community Assessment Manager Job Description. Position open until filled