is an acronym for Men Against Destruction-Defending Against Drugs and Social-disorder that is a national organization which was founded in 1989 by a group of African-America men in Omaha Nebraska. On October 19, 2013, Mayor Alvin Brown declared this day Break the Code of Silence Day in Jacksonville Florida
We are a recognized 501c3 non-profit organization working to employ impactful strategies to engage parents in the intervention and prevention of community problems. Our programs are designed to attract, challenge and prepare our members to be vocal, visible, and vigilant in restoring safe communities and healthy families.
The annual “I TOOK THE PLEDGE” program is a day set aside where youth from local elementary schools come together to take a solemn pledge to remain drug and violence-free.
We understand that most of the challenges in our community start within the home. Due to the critical nature of our programs and services we rely heavily on your contributions, volunteer time and donations.
We recently adopted new partnerships to enhance our community engagement strategy for victims in need. From mentoring to tutoring our core activities are designed to demonstrate positive images and a special call to action for fathers seeking to engage and protect the community, youth, and families.
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M.A.D D.A.D.S Jacksonville Chapter needs your help. Please consider becoming a member, volunteer or making your tax-deductible donation today. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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WHAT SIDE ARE YOU ON?
Every person who decides to walk with leaves a lasting impression on the minds and hearts of the people most impacted by crime...
CHOOSE THE RIGHT SIDE
either directly or indirectly, we are all impacted by what happens in this community. You are either on the WRONG SIDE or RIGHT SIDE. Now you make the call.