Drew Stromberg

23
Mar

Run for SSDP's Board of Directors

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: http://bit.ly/21EQql7 Details: http://bit.ly/1XWrdAs For questions or more information, please email stephanie.izquieta@board.ssdp.org.

3
Feb

SSDP February Monthly FYI

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 students from four different Colorado schools (Colorado School of Mines, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver, and Naropa

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27
Jan

Announcing our 2016 California Microgrants Program

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 neighboring school? Do you like money as well as the intrinsic reward of recruiting the next class of SSDPers? If you answered

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8
Jan

January Monthly FYI

Here’s what’s going on in the SSDP network this month: Recent chapter accomplishments Midwest Region Luke Zona from Bowling Green State University took his naloxone recommendations to the university chief of police, fire, and public health, and they thought it was such a good idea they’re beginning to work to implement it in the entire county. Reid Murdoch and Sam

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27
Oct

DARE October Monthly Mosaic

Domestic Violence and the Drug War October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).  Conceived of by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence,  DVAM finds its roots in the “Day of Unity,” first observed in October 1981 with the intent of connecting advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity

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17
Sep

My SSDP Summer Internship Experience

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 internship program. As a law student, I was able to approach this policy based internship with a unique perspective. During

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19
Jun

My Internship Experience at Ideal420

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 schedule. The program is extremely accommodating to the hectic life of a student, which is absolutely invaluable considering the many

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19
Jun

My Internship Experience at 4Front

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. I was fortunate enough to land my first internship with 4Front Ventures through the SSDP internship program this past spring and it

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3
Jun

Psilocybin 9/20 Coordinated Day of Action – September 20, 2015

Save the date: we’ve partnered up with a new organization called the 920 Coalition to host a nationwide coordinated day of action on 9/20! The purpose of this day of action is to raise awareness of and bring attention to the versatile and often misunderstood psilocybin compound (aka Magic Mushrooms). What’s so great about psilocybin? For starters, it has shown promise in end

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20
May

My Experience as a 4Front Intern

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 role in assisting me in finding a career as well. The classes put on during my internship program were a

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