Sarah Noon’ ’18

Sarah Noon (she/her/hers) is a junior at Columbia University studying Political Science and Statistics with a focus on American Politics and public health policy. She began organizing with SSDP in 2018, founding and leading the Oakland Community College (OCC) chapter in Michigan before graduating in 2020. There she organized efforts with state legislators and hundreds of students to lobby for and help pass legislation to expunge the records of hundreds of thousands of Michiganders convicted for marijuana offenses. She is dedicated to dismantling the stigma surrounding the War on Drugs and the War on Poverty through advocacy and academia. She is a member of SSDP’s Policy Council Tactical Team and a NYC-based organizer. She dreams of helping to achieve a Green New Deal, the decriminalization of drugs and people who use drugs, and the strengthening of economic policies to improve social mobility.