16
Sep

SSDP Launches Sensible Society Drive

Students for Sensible Drug Policy is conducting a Sensible Society membership drive all week long! The Sensible Society is SSDP’s monthly giving club. These unrestricted funds support SSDP’s day-to-day operations, staff, and infrastructure to ensure chapters can receive the resources and training they need to organize for sensible drug policy reform on their campus, in their communities, and at the

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11
Sep

SSDP Report Card for August 2019

The SSDP Report Card for August is out!  Read on for the latest in chapter news, see where our newest chapters have been founded, check out a growing list of events we’re proud to partner on, and — new this month! — find ways the discount code “SSDP” can get you great savings on conference tickets and products. Thank you

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29
Aug

Introducing the Illinois State University SSDP Chapter!

Written by Joie Pecoraro ’19 and Hannah Westphal ’19, President and Vice President of Illinois State University SSDP   Hannah Westphal — I first heard about SSDP last year when MAPS sent out an email about the SSDP conference in Chicago. Almost a year later, I was listening to an episode of the Psychedelics Today podcast featuring Vilmarie Narloch, and

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19
Aug

Participate in the SSDP membership survey

The values and priorities of Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s student members, alumni, and supporters are where SSDP staff center our work. As a large, distributed grassroots network, we rely on a variety of communication modes to learn about what matters to our members, including our annual membership survey. We rely on the survey results to inform organizational priorities and

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15
Aug

Meet our newest chapter, SSDP Uganda

The War on Drugs is a global one, and we cannot end it without supporting work internationally. Will you help us end it by making a gift to our International Activities Fund today? My name is Nyanda Julius ‘19 and I am the chapter leader of SSDP Uganda. I’m a Ugandan medical student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in medicine and

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15
Aug

Announcing the People for Sensible Drug Culture x Be Interactive campaign!

The Inter-Chapter Collaboration Committee (ICC) is composed of SSDP board members, alumni, and chapter members who are interested in collaborating on multi-chapter projects, organized as working groups.  One of ICC’s working groups is People for Sensible Drug Culture (PSDC). PSDC seeks to meet our non-student peers where they’re at by entering community cultural spaces to connect individuals interested in drug
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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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12
Aug

July 2019 SSDP Report Card

Note from staff  The Students for Sensible Drug Policy report card is back! After a hiatus, we’re excited to share the July SSDP report card. The Report Card is where you can learn about what chapters are up to, see where we’ve been featured in the news, learn about the newest SSDP activists and chapters, upcoming events, recommended reading, and

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9
Aug

Introducing the University of Houston SSDP chapter

Welcome to the network, University of Houston SSDP! Chapter leaders Chelsea Pederson ‘19 and Pierce Popson ‘19 recently reached out to Students for Sensible Drug Policy, separately, and have since been working together to get the University of Houston chapter established. I sat down with them to ask about their interest and experience this far.  How did you hear about
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7
Aug

The Importance of Drug Checking

by Evan Hazlett '17 of DePaul University SSDP A lesson I have learned over the course of my life is that it is important to establish your guiding principles and ethics as an individual in our beautiful, yet corrupt, world, and truly live by those principles and ethics. When it comes to drug use and addressing its harms, it is
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