Program Director

Drew StrombergDrew Stromberg (’09) is our Program Director. He oversees our Outreach Coordinators and our Campus Coordinator program. Drew got involved in Students for Sensible Drug Policy in 2009 when he founded the chapter at West Virginia University. Drew presided over the WVU chapter from 2009 to 2011 and interned at the national office in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2010.

For Colorado’s Amendment 64 campaign, Drew built a specialized phonebank tool which students and activists from across the country used to make more than 18,000 phone calls to Colorado voters in support of Amendment 64. Additionally, Drew helped coordinate and oversee the on-the-ground student-oriented GOTV effort in the final days of the campaign, where volunteers engaged with more than 10,000 student voters on six Colorado college campuses.

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Blog posts by Drew

Run for SSDP’s Board of Directors

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Consider running for SSDP’s board of directors! There are 5 seats opening up this year, so if you think you have what it takes to serve, apply today. Deadline is 11:59 (PST) March 25, 2016. Application: Details: For questions or more information, … more

SSDP February Monthly FYI

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Recent chapter accomplishments Mountain Region Boise State University SSDP hosted a public forum on New Approach Idaho’s medical marijuana ballot initiative, and chapter members from the College of Western Idaho attended, along with community members from across the state. Eight … more

Announcing our 2016 California Microgrants Program

Posted on: January 27, 2016

We want to expand the SSDP network in California in 2016 and we’re looking to our best student activists to help make that happen! Are you an SSDP rockstar in California? Do you think you can build a chapter (or 3) at a … more

My SSDP Summer Internship Experience

Posted on: September 17, 2015

Check out the experiences of these four rockstar SSDPers who interned through SSDP’s Career Services Program: Stephanie Freeman​​ (CUNY Law) This summer, I had the privilege of working with Rose and Thorn Consulting through the Students for Sensible Drug Policy … more

My Internship Experience at Ideal420

Posted on: June 19, 2015

Written by Ericka Persson The SSDP internship program aims at being completely inclusive in preparing its pupils for the business world. In addition to working with your respective company, weekly check-ins guarantee engaged advisors who personally know you and your … more

My Internship Experience at 4Front

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Written by Leo Leon An internship is a way to gain experience and connections to an industry college students plan on being a part of. For most students, they’re seen as a glimpse at what the “adult” life is really like. … more

My Experience as a 4Front Intern

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Written by Eric Casey, University of Rhode Island I had an amazing time being involved in the SSDP internship program. SSDP played an extremely important role in my college experience, and it was great that it could also play a … more

2015 Regional Conference Recap

Posted on: April 30, 2015

This semester, we hosted five regional conferences; in our Pacific, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast regions. In addition, our Irish SSDP chapter network held their 2nd annual regional conference in Dublin!   Pacific The 2015 SSDP Pacific Regional Conference was … more

SSDP is hiring!

Posted on: April 9, 2015

The Students for Sensible Drug Policy staff is growing again! Our three full-time new staffers and three summer interns will be responsible for supporting huge projected growth in our chapter network, exciting new projects for the 2015 – 2016 school … more