Róisín Downes

30
Sep

The First African Leaders Training Session

On September 23rd, Róisín Downes ‘15 held SSDP’s first African Leaders Training Session. 20 leaders from across the continent joined the call to learn more about SSDP and how we organize in the African context. The training consisted of an explanation of SSDP’s mission, vision and values, and discussing what those mean to our African members. Following that, we reviewed

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15
Aug

SSDP Israel Hosts Its First Support Don’t Punish Global Day of Action

By Yahav Erez, chapter leader of SSDP Israel The ‘Smoke of Time’ pub in the old city of Be’er Sheva was packed with curious pairs of eyes and ears on the evening of June 24th, when we held the first-ever #SupportDon’tPunish Global Day of Action event in Israel. The stone walls, tall ceiling and the remains of the Ottoman empire

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30
Jul

SSDP at the Vilnius E-network Summit – What you need to know about SSDP in the International Youth Advocacy Scene in 2019

SSDP’s international organising and relations is funded through the International Activities Fund. If you wish to donate please do so here.  On the 19th and 20th of July, our international allies at YouthRise hosted the  Vilnius E-network Summit in Lithuania- the first of its kind. This international gathering of youth organizations working in harm reduction was an invaluable opportunity for

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11
Jul

Support. Don’t Punish. Global Day of Action Around the World

This month, SSDP is raising $15,000 for the International Activities Fund, which supports our work outside the United States by funding chapter events, policy change campaigns, and scholarships to SSDP2020. Throughout July, we will be sharing stories from members of the global SSDP family discussing their victories, struggles, and ideas for the next year. SSDP members across the world held

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