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Jun
28
  Think, don't drink!by: Jessica Guo   7 minute read "Don't be lame!"   “Drinking is cool!”   “Everyone drinks, it’s not a big deal!” You’ve probably heard this from your friends - that drinking alcohol is fine… that it’s safe. The reality...
Jun
10
The Untold Importance of Sportsby: Greg Schebece   5 minute read   When I was younger, I saw sports as nothing more than a healthy hobby of athletic competition. I would watch almost every professional sport for entertainment, joined travel...
May
20
The Return of Routineby: Sarah Brannigan 3 minute read Many people believe that routines are necessary parts of everyday life. Before the pandemic hit us, I was the sort of teenager who anticipated the exciting possibilities of each new day...
Apr
22
Learning to Live More Off Screenby: Marie McGrath 3 minute read   This year, almost everything is different. Distracted Driving Awareness Month (DDAM) has been no exception. Most Aprils, I spend the month on the road, talking to students all...
Mar
31
Storms & Shutdowns & Social Distancing... Oh My!by: Louie Pratt 5 minute read   As one of my favorite teachers, Mrs. Hoagland, once said, “when the going gets tough, the tough Railroaders get going.” This past year sure has proven...
Mar
11
It's been a year...by: Rebecca Blumenthal 3 minute read   So it’s been a year. A year of Zoom calls, a year of 1000-piece puzzles, a year of a little too much family time. In some ways, it’s been the longest year of my life, but at the same...
Feb
25
Asleep @ the Wheelby: Lauren Zimmerman-Meade 6 minute read Picture this: You’re driving down the NYS Thruway on a Saturday morning with some friends from school, just getting into the snowcapped Catskill Mountains for an exciting weekend of...
Jun
9
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2020 CONTACT: Lauren Zimmerman-Meade New York State Coordinator 518-749-0060 lmeade@sadd.org ny.sadd.org SADD LAUNCHES “SUPER SAFE SUMMER: Fighting the 100 Deadly Days...
Apr
21
Lauren Meade New York State Coordinator   SADD, Inc., sadd.org     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Meade New York State Coordinator SADD, Inc. lmeade@sadd.org 518-749-0060     Safe Work Zones for All. Protect Workers. Protect road...
Apr
5
Washington, D.C. - Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is pleased to announce a new partnership with TextLess Live More to support their mission and continue to empower student leaders with resources to combat distracted driving at...