Announcing 2018 SSDP Award Nominees

At SSDP2018, we will recognize outstanding achievements of the SSDP network during the awards ceremony. We’re proud to announce the nominees for each award below.

Registration is still open, and Awards Ceremony + Dance Party only tickets are available here.

Congratulations and thanks for your hard work!

Change Beyond Campus

  • Boston College
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Hamline University
  • SSDP Sierra Leone
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • University of Michigan

DARE

  • Guadalupe Bravo ’17
  • Arturo Lua Castillo ’16
  • Rebecca Dayan ’15
  • Robert Hoffman ’16
  • University of California Berkeley
  • University of Texas at Austin

Dave Borden Friend of SSDP

  • The Arcview Group
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • Greenbridge Corporate Counsel
  • International Drug Policy Consortium
  • Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
  • National Cannabis Festival
  • Garret Overstreet

Fundraising

  • Dublin City University
  • Kent State University
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Texas at Austin

A. Kathryn Parker Outstanding Alumnus in service to SSDP

  • Irina Alexander ’07
  • Kevin Garcia ’15
  • Kyle Gentle ’14
  • Samantha Melius ’15
  • Evan Nison ’09
  • Sarah Saucedo ’13
  • Thom Silverstein ’05

Outstanding Alumnus in Service to Drug Policy

  • Tom Angell ’00
  • Sam Chapman ’09
  • Kat Humphries ’10
  • Stephanie Izquieta ’13
  • Shaleen Title ’02
  • This Week in Drugs team (Chris Harris ’14, Sarah Merrigan ’13, Sam Tracy ’09, Tyler Williams ’11, Rachelle Yeung ’11)
  • Chris Wallis ’07
  • Rachelle Yeung ’11
  • Nick Zettell ’09

Outstanding Chapter (Two winners will be selected.)

  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • DePaul University
  • Dublin City University
  • Ferris State University
  • Florida State University
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • SSDP Nigeria
  • SSDP Sierra Leone
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Binghamton
  • University College Cork
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Vienna
  • Yale University

Outstanding Student Activist

  • Rebecca Dayan ’15
  • Orsi Fehér ’17
  • Samyak Gangwal ’16
  • James Gould ’15
  • Eleanor Hulm ’16
  • Nic Joseph ’16
  • Hunter Knight ’16
  • Ariefa Bokarie Kumara ’17

Outstanding Student Organizer

  • Moronfolu Adeniyi ’14
  • Arturo Lua Castillo ’16
  • Amy Hildebrand ’15
  • Robert Hofmann ’16
  • Andrew Hood ’14
  • Berryl Kessio ’17
  • Allyson Todd ’17

Rising Star (chapter)

  • Brandeis University
  • Governors State University
  • Howard University
  • Occidental College
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Pittsburgh

Rising Star (individual)

  • Yahav Erez ’17
  • Patrick Kelsch ’17
  • Eva Louise Kreiser ’17
  • Tori Scharadin ’17
  • Brooke Ward ’17

Scott & Cyan Banister Campus Change

  • Bowling Green State University
  • Brown University
  • Chapman University
  • Jindal Global Law School
  • Wayne State University
  • Yale University

Stuart Abelson Goodwill

  • Sharon Braunling
  • Jason Dorsett
  • Green Lion Partners
  • Libra Foundation
  • Medicine Man

There will also be several awards presented for which nominees are not announced. Those include: Morgan Lesko Online Activism, Grace Under Fire, Eric E. Sterling Lifetime Achievement, Speaking Truth to Power, and the Randy Hencken Award for Saving Our Asses.

Join us at the Awards Ceremony and Dance Party at SSDP2018 by registering or buying your ceremony and party only tickets here.