Elise Szabo

13
May

ANNOUNCING SSDP SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NCIA CANNABIS BUSINESS SUMMIT & EXPO

About NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo National Cannabis Industry Association’s 6th Annual Cannabis Business Summit & Expo will take place 22 – 24, 2019 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. The summit will bring together more than 10,000 cannabis industry professionals across all areas of the industry. Attendees will gain insights on best practices,

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11
Dec

ANNOUNCING APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS

From Friday, March 29th to Sunday, March 31st, 2019, the SSDP community will come together at SSDP2019, this year’s International SSDP Conference near Chicago, Illinois. In line with our values of democracy, transparency, and accountability, the SSDP Congress convenes annually to give each chapter in the network the opportunity to elect new student members to the Board of Directors and

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29
Jun

Expungement matters and so does your support

Even as marijuana policy reforms advance in places like Oklahoma and Vermont, prohibitionist policies keep people chained to past convictions. According to data from the NAACP, having a drug conviction on one’s record can reduce the likelihood of a callback or job offer by nearly 50%, limiting opportunities for meaningful employment for people with previous criminal convictions –  who are

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7
May

Abilities, Disabilities, and the War on Drugs

April 2018 Contributions The SSDP Mosaic is edited by Elise Szabo and Kat Murti. This issue features contributions by Alex Akin, Leslie Templeton, Luis Montoya, and Jake Agliata. Take Action Do an SSDP Dare and add your points on the SSDP Chapter Activity Tracker. Share The SSDP Mosaic on Facebook or Twitter using #SSDPMosaic (10 points) Evaluate the  organizing space(s)

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29
Jan

Introducing California State University, Monterey Bay SSDP

We asked a few questions of the new Chapter Leader, Chelsey Hebert, to get a sense of why they’re here and how the experience is going so far. How did you hear about SSDP? I first heard about SSDP while attending Psychedelic Science 2017. Why did you want to get involved/what made you decide to start a chapter? As an

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1
Dec

Announcing Diversity Scholarships for #SSDP2018

Deadline January 31 at 11:59pm EST   In an ongoing effort to ensure that a diverse group of individuals and viewpoints are represented at our upcoming #SSDP2018 international conference, Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s Diversity Awareness Reflection and Education (DARE) Committee is offering scholarships to help defray the cost of attending the conference. Interested in applying for the DARE Scholarship?

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29
Nov

The War on Drugs in the Philippines

THE WAR ON DRUGS IN THE PHILIPPINES November 2017 Contributions The SSDP Mosaic is edited by Elise Szabo and Kat Murti. This issue features contributions by Jake Agliata and Justine Balane. Take Action Do an SSDP DARE and add your points on theSSDP Chapter Activity Tracker! – Share The SSDP Mosaic on Facebook or Twitter using#SSDPMosaic. (10 points) – USA: Contact your congressional representative

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3
Nov

GUEST POST: COULD THE PORTUGUESE DRUG POLICY MODEL WORK HERE?

By Jason Beahm Jason Beahm is the Founder and President of Beahm Law (beahmlaw.com), a California law firm focused on DUI, criminal defense and personal injury. He is a guest panelist at the SSDP Pacific Regional Mini-Conference, November 4, 2017, at the University of California, Berkeley.   I recently visited the city of Lisbon, Portugal, and discovered for myself just

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24
Oct

Examining Privilege and Understanding Intersectionality

  September/October Monthly Mosaic CONTRIBUTIONS Each Monthly Mosaic is edited by Elise Szabo and Kat Murti. This issue also features contributions by Alex Akin, Robert Hofmann, Arturo Lua Castillo, and Dr. Vilmarie Fraguada Narloch. TAKE ACTION Do an SSDP DARE and add your points on the SSDP Chapter Activity Tracker! Share this Monthly Mosaic on Facebook or Twitter using #MonthlyMosaic.

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29
Aug

August Monthly Mosaic: Prescription Opioids & the War on Drugs

TAKE ACTION Do an SSDP DARE and add your points on the SSDP Chapter Activity Tracker! Share this Monthly Mosaic on Facebook or Twitter using #MonthlyMosaic. (10 points) Submit a story/testimonial HERE for International Overdose Awareness Day 2017 — this can be anonymous (10 points) Write a paragraph in response to the Monthly Mosaic, and email it to Elise to

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