Events and Speaking Engagements

We deploy a network of volunteers to keep you safe on the road. Our volunteers use their time to educate and help spread the word about the dangers of driving drunk, drugged or distracted. We are grateful for their dedication and belief in the cause.

Below you will find our upcoming events & speaking engagements and some of our past events & speaking engagements.

If you are interested in booking a speaker, please download and complete this form and send it to us at info@wesavelives.org. Thank you for caring.

Upcoming Events & Speaking Engagements

Candace Lightner

Speaker, Candace Lightner

Date: October 27, 2018

Event: Institute for Personal Leadership, Columbia University, New York


Jessica Bentley

Speaker, Jessica Bentley

Date: November 6, 2018

Event: Victim Impact Panel | Ottawa, Ohio

Past Events & Speaking Engagements

October 8, 2018 - 5th Annual Community Forum of the Heartland Coalition Against Gun Violence.
Candace Lightner gave a talk about how to spearhead change.

August 22, 2018 - Smart Approaches to Marijuana Conference.
Candace Lightner spoke at a conference in Anaheim.

August 14, 2018 - 2018 IACP ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE ON DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND IMPAIRED DRIVING (DAID)
Candace Lightner spoke about how to solve the Drugged Driving Problem.

August 7, 2018 - We Save Lives Speaker at a Victim Impact Panel in Ottawa, Ohio..
Jessica Bentley spoke in a discussion about drunk driving.

June 20, 2018 - Citizen Engagement in America’s History.
Candace Lightner joined a panel to discuss amplifying an individual's voice.

May 21-24, 2018 - IPTM Conference: Symposium on Traffic Safety, Orlando, FL
Candace Lightner held a Breakout Session on Oral Fluid Testing with Ted Savage

April 17-19, 2018 - Candace Lightner spoke at Columbia University.
Candace Lightner spoke to the Institute for Personal Leadership.

April 13, 2018 - We Save Lives Speaker at Anderson University in Anderson, SC.
Darryl Rodgers spoke to students at Anderson University in Anderson, SC.

April 12, 2018 - We Save Lives Speaker at Wren High School in Piedmont, SC.
Darryl Rodgers spoke to students at Wren High School in Piedmont, SC.

March 25, 2018 - National Arab-American Women’s Association celebrates International Women's Day
Candace Lightner spoke at the NAAWA's International Women's Day event.

February 27, 2018 - Heritage Event: Drugged Driving: What is the problem? What are the solutions?
Candace Lightner spoke at a Heritage event to discuss drugged driving.

February 21 & 24, 2017 - We Save Lives Speaker at Fairfield Warde High School in Fairfield, CT.
Vinny Carbone at Fairfield Warde High School

January 25, 2017 - Arizona Distracted Driving Awareness Summit.
Candace Lightner spoke at the Arizona Distracted Driving Awareness Summit in Phoenix, AZ.

January 24, 2017 - We Save Lives Speaker at a Juvenile Arbitration
Kelly DeHay spoke at a juvenile arbitration in North Charleston, SC.

January 18, 2017 - Candace Lightner spoke at Columbia University
Candace Lightner spoke to students in the Personal Leadership

August, 2016 - We Save Lives Speaker Youth Swag Event
Darryl Rodgers spoke at a Christian youth event at a small church.

April 21, 2016 - Sam Shelton Benefit Concert
Friends and family held a memorial benefit concert for Sam Shelton.

April 17-18. 2016 - The Americas Regional Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy on Cannabis Policy
Candace Lightner attended the inaugural Americas Regional Meeting of the ISSDP. She presented "We Save Lives- What to do about DUID? A National Perspective on Drugged Driving Laws."