Why We Do What We Do, Featuring Jill Walker
On November 21, 2016, a heart-wrenching tragedy struck Jill Walker's life. She was confronted with the unimaginable - her 16-year-old daughter, Emma, had been murdered in her sleep by an ex-boyfriend. This devastating event not only sent shockwaves through their community but also irrevocably transformed Jill's life in profound ways.
In the wake of this tragedy, Jill found a way to channel her immense grief into purposeful action. She has since dedicated herself to advocating for victims of domestic violence and tirelessly working to support Marsy's Law for Tennessee. Her journey from grief to advocacy is a powerful testament to resilience and the impact one can make in the face of adversity.
Below, Jill shares her story and explains why victims in Tennessee need meaningful and enforceable rights in the justice system.