Still Drinking, Still Driving – Atkinson speaks to APWF

Linda Atkinson

Linda Atkinson

Linda Atkinson, executive director of the DWI Resource Center will speak to Albuquerque Press Women and Friends on Monday, April 9 at 11:30 at the Golden Corral (5207 San Mateo NE).

Her topic will be “Still Drinking, Still Driving.”

Linda has been active in DWI prevention since she began as a volunteer in 1987. She is the co-founder of the DWI Resource Center and Victims Rights Project. As one of the foremost experts on the DWI issues in New  Mexico, she has held several Governor-appointed positions and published a community guide on DWI prevention. In 1994 she conducted and subsequently published a study (the Metro Court Project) on DWI dismissals and missing disposition information. Linda is involved in public policy and legislative advocacy, victim advocacy,  trains court monitors, and also serves as a technical consultant to local businesses regarding workplace DWI, alcohol and drug abuse prevention.

Everyone is welcome. Individuals are responsible for their own meals and no reservations are necessary. Non-members will be charged an additional $5.