Blog

17
Aug

Introducing our Global Fellows

Over the last four years it has been an absolute honor to serve as SSDP’s point person for our international chapters and programs. With an SSDP presence in 33 countries and counting, our work has spread beyond borders by connecting like-minded young people to a family of peers who share a vision for a world free of oppressive drug policies.

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10
Aug

July SSDP International Bulletin

Welcome to the SSDP International Organizing Committee’s first Monthly Bulletin! Here you will find updates on SSDP activities happening around the world, drug policy news from the United Nations and other countries, as well as calls to action. This month’s bulletin will cover news and activities from June 26th (the annual Support Don’t Punish Day of Action) through the end

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1
Aug

How to Submit a Project Proposal to the International Activities Fund

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are proud to announce that the International Activities Fund is now fully funded and we are ready to receive project proposals. The International Activities Fund (IAF) is available for any SSDP chapter outside of the United States to utilize, provided they are in good standing with the international organization. Individual active members

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31
Jul

Help our International Chapters by Giving to the International Activities Fund

Over the past month, we’ve been highlighting some of the amazing work Students for Sensible Drug Policy members are doing all over the world as part of our efforts to raise money for the International Activities Fund. This fund will help SSDP’s international chapters and activists who often struggle to gain access to the same resources our members in the

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26
Jul

Why Filipinos are Fighting Back Against Plans to Drug Test Children

By Aaron Minsoo Kang ‘18, SSDP Philippines Earlier this month we announced the launch of the International Activities Fund, which will assist SSDP activists around the world who don’t have access to the same resources often used by young people in the United States. We exceeded our initial $10,000 goal and are now aiming to raise $20,000 to kickstart the

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23
Jul

Drug Education in Hungary is Missing the Point

Written by Orsi Fehér of SSDP Österreich(Austria). Drugreporter, of the Rights Reporter Foundation, recently surveyed young people in Hungary to find out how they feel about the quasi-mandatory “Drug Prevention” programmes in Hungarian schools. The results are sobering, yet not surprising. Hungary has had an interesting relationship to the War on Drugs. Before the end of the Soviet regime, drug

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18
Jul

Finding My People Through SSDP

Earlier this month we announced the launch of the International Activities Fund, which will assist SSDP activists around the world who don’t have access to the same resources often used by young people in the United States. Our goal is to raise $10,000 during the month of July to kickstart the fund. Today, we want to share a story written

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11
Jul

Takeaways from the Second Intersessional Meeting of the 61st Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Today, Panagiotis Sevris and Jessica Steinberg of SSDP Osterreich would like to share some of their key takeaways from the 2nd intersessional CND meeting that took place on June 25th. As the largest international network of young people working to end the War on Drugs, SSDP is responsible for amplifying the youth voice on drug policy issues at the United

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9
Jul

In México, SSDP Activists Fight Violence and Stigma Caused by the War on Drugs

Earlier this week we announced the launch of the International Activities Fund, which will assist SSDP activists around the world who don’t have access to the same resources often used by young people in the United States. Our goal is to raise $10,000 during the month of July to kickstart the fund. Today, we want to share a story from Marisa

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6
Jul

How SSDP inspired me to make a difference in Ghana

Earlier this week we announced the launch of the International Activities Fund, which will assist SSDP activists around the world who don’t have access to the same resources often used by young people in the United States. Our goal is to raise $10,000 during the month of July to kickstart the fund. Today, we want to share a story from

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