La Caravana Contra Represión en México Begins US Speaking Tour


Written by Jacki Moreira, SSDP’s Latin America Policy Intern.  Two days ago, the Caravan Against Repression in Mexico arrived in Boston to begin their month long journey through the US. The Caravan will be traveling through 18 different cities, including a stop in … more

SSDP Welcomes the Michigan State University Chapter!


These are absolutely my favorite blog posts to write for SSDP. I love introducing new chapters. It’s been a blast getting to know Davin Surio. He takes his work seriously, and he’s a serious force for change. I can’t wait … more

Dialing for sensible drug policy

We’re so excited to announce the launch of the SSDP online phonebank to educate voters about the harms of marijuana prohibition! Our phonebank system allows supporters of sensible drug policy — whether or not you’re a student! — to call … more

Recapping the 2016 SSDP Mountain Regional Conference


Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s second regional conference of the year was a huge success! A total of 62 students, alumni, and community members from chapters all over the Mountain and Southwest Region gathered at the Auraria Campus in Denver, … more

SSDP Participates in Ayotzinapa Day of Action

Florida International University SSDP

Written by Jacki Moreira, SSDP’s Latin America Policy Intern. To learn more, check our her three-part piece about what happened to the 43 students of Ayotzinapa two years ago and how it is connected to the War on Drugs: Part 1, Part … more

Introducing the Ithaca College SSDP Chapter!


I’m thrilled to announce that SSDP has returned to Ithaca College! After being inactive for a couple of years, the chapter has been revived by TJ Horgan, a sophomore journalism major. After chatting with me a month ago he immediately … more

SSDP Chapters Participate in Psilocybin Day of Action


920 Day Caolition hosts more than 30 events worldwide

September 20th, 2016 marked the Second Annual 920 Psilocybin Coordinated Day of Action. SSDP is a member of the 920 Coalition which organizes annual events on September 20th focused on the therapeutic potential of psilocybin mushrooms. The 920 coalition also … more

Recapping the 2016 SSDP Northeast Regional Conference


SSDP’s first regional conference of the year was a huge success! A total of 57 students from chapters all over the Northeast Region gathered at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts on October 1st for a conference that emphasized coalition building … more

SSDP Nigeria Participates in International Day of Peace Program


Written by the chapter leaders of SSDP Nigeria The 21st of September was the International Day of Peace, and also marked the first SSDP programme SSDP featured at the University of Ibadan. During a lecture on the topic “Youth, Peace and … more

Political Power, Points, and Pizza – Participate in SSDP’s Voter Registration Drive


We have more power than we know. We certainly have more power than we use. This year, there are more Americans under 35 who are eligible to vote than Boomer voters. And as fond as we may be of Boomers … more