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1Social Policy Paper Social Policy Decisions PaperDanielle Latrice AlbertyUniversity of Phoenix
2Social Policy Decision Paper Social Policy has become a huge impact on individuals everyday lifestyle, as the human services filed and the needs of today’s families increases rapidly we tend to forget how a tragedy moment in life can change the way things are viewed. I am strongly for MADD “Mothers againstDrunk Driving” and the impact that it has made on social policies and the human services filed.MADD Mission Statement: “to end drunk driving help fight drugged driving support the victims if these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking”. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving get MADD, 2015)MADD was created May 7, 1980 by the founder Candice Lightner, she created this organization after a drunken hit-and-run driver killed her 13-year-old daughter, Cari, (Friedrich, 1985). Candice connected with other mothers who wanted to help with taking a stand against factors causing the tragedies associated with alcohol, drunk driving and drugged victims. (35, 2015) Her older daughter, while on a school field trip, was killed by due to a drunk-driving incident. Her daughter accuser was in jail two days prior to the incident due to a repeated offenses. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving get MADD, 2015)Rebecca “Beckie” Brown who was born in1940; her purpose of this organization was created when her son Marcus Daniel was a victim of a fatal car accident by a drunk driver that was the cause of his death on December 9, 1979. Rebecca son was killed by a drunk driver who was only 19 years old, after her son death she became an advocate to help pursue those who havebecome victims of drunk drivers. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving get MADD, 2015)