Tag: conference

22
Mar

March 2017 Monthly Mosaic: Diversity Awareness Reflection & Education at #SSDP2017

A hearty welcome to SSDP2017 from SSDP’s Diversity, Awareness, Reflection, & Education (SSDP-DARE) committee! Because the consequences of drug prohibition are far-reaching in their impact on different communities across the globe, exposing oneself to new perspectives is crucial to understanding  the totality of the drug war. We hope that you’ll seize the opportunity presented by SSDP2017 to make lasting connections

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16
Dec

SSDP2017 registration now open!

Early bird registration is now open for the biggest SSDP event of 2017!  SSDP2017 will bring more than 400 student members, alumni, and supporters to Portland, Oregon on March 24-26, 2017 for our annual gathering featuring: Educational programming. The core conference program will include prominent keynote speakers and panels addressing the hottest topics in policy, harm reduction, leadership, organizing, and

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6
Oct

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 both on and off campus. After students settled in with some coffee and breakfast, Lex Pelger of Psymposia led our

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20
May

Meet The Wets, the SSDP family band

This blog post is part of the SSDP Alumni Association spring membership drive series. Join us today!   As evidenced by Rachelle Yeung ’11 the SSDP network has an overwhelming sense of love, community and weird to offer its members. SSDP national conferences are an annual manifestation of this incredible spirit. Any student, alumnus, or supporter who has attended a conference

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7
Apr

SSDP2016 Congress

A few details on the upcoming Congress that will be held next week during the 2016 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Annual Conference in Arlington, Virginia:     Date, Time, Location (subject to minor changes): SSDP Congress, Part 1 – Candidate Speeches, Q&A 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Rosslyn Ballroom   SSDP Congress, Part 2 – Resolutions & Elections 1:30

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17
Feb

This is how you get yourself to SSDP2016

SSDP2016 is just two months away! That means now is the time to get all of your ducks in a row to make sure you’re able to attend. To make things easier, we’ve laid out the 3 most important steps that students should take right away:   Register Arrange travel Arrange lodging Step 1: REGISTER If you’re using CAT points

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9
Feb

Vote for your favorite SSDP2016 session ideas

Here at SSDP, we’re serious about being a grassroots organization. We asked you to submit ideas for sessions or topics you’d like to see at our next conference, SSDP2016. Now we’re taking that a step further by inviting SSDP students to vote on your favorites! Voting is only open for a few days, so don’t miss your chance to cast

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6
Jan

Early bird conference registration for SSDP2016 now available

“This conference (SSDP2014) attracted the nicest, most passionate, down to earth people I’ve ever met. I made friends for a lifetime while gaining skills I know I’ll use to change the world. It. Was. Awesome.” SSDP2016 this April will be no different. This year’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference will bring together hundreds of students, alumni and supporters for

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7
Dec

Seven Lessons We Learned at Reform 2015

The Drug Policy Alliance hosted their biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference this past November 18-21, and Students for Sensible Drug Policy was out in full force at this year’s event. We asked students to tell us some of the most important lessons they learned from the conference. Sabrina Bode, Hunter College “To be able to foster politics in this

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24
Jun

Participate in the SSDP Alumni Association program survey

Earlier this year, we launched the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Alumni Association to keep our activists engaged after they graduate. With over 130 members in 65 cities across the country, the Alumni Association continues to grow! Since the program is still in pilot phase, we’re seeking feedback from all SSDP alumni so we can make changes and improvements to

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