Conference

10
Sep

SSDP2014 is right around the corner

I hope you’re as excited as we are for this month’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference + Lobby Day! Online registration will close this Friday 9/12 at 11:59pm EST, so register here today. In case you missed it, last week we announced our keynote speakers: Troy Dayton, CEO, ArcView Group Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project Neill Franklin,

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7
Aug

SSDP2014 conference session sneak peek

Today we are proud to announce some of the topics that will be covered at next month’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day! From the role of privilege and the war on drugs, to keeping festival and concert-goers safe, to how to get a job in the emerging legal cannabis industry, speakers will share their expertise and experiences on

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14
Jul

Help our students attend SSDP2014!

Our biennial SSDP Conference is a life-changing, transformative educational experience for the students in our network. We want nothing more than to ensure that as many of our students as possible are able to attend. You can help us do that by making a small tax-deductible contribution which will go directly to our students. They would like to share their

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30
Jun

Honoring and remembering Daniel Jabbour

Daniel Jabbour, an SSDP all-star alumnus, passed away in April of this year. To honor and remember him, SSDP created this scholarship fund to send an outstanding activist to the 2014 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day. Daniel’s driving passions in drug policy reform were psychedelics and harm reduction, leading him to found the Psychedelic Society of San Francisco.

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27
Jun

Just two more days for discounted SSDP2014 registration

Great news! We’ve decided to extend the early bird discount deadline by a few days. You may take advantage of discounted registration rates for our 2014 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day until Monday, June 30 at 11:59pm EST. On Tuesday, prices for all student, alumni and non-student tickets will increase. Prices will never be lower than

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22
May

Pay for your SSDP2014 registration in monthly installments

Even though we do everything we can to keep costs down for the 2014 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference and Lobby Day, we realize that $60 for students and $90 for alumni is still a lot of money for most young people. This year we’re able to provide the option to pay for your SSDP2014 registration in monthly installments over

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7
May

Register today for the 2014 SSDP Conference and Lobby Day

Over the course of three days every other fall, the SSDP network comes together to celebrate, learn, connect, and advocate at the SSDP Conference + Lobby Days. This year, SSDP2014 will bring more than 400 student members, alumni, and supporters to Washington, DC for our largest-ever gathering featuring: Educational programming. The core conference program will include prominent keynote speakers and

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21
Apr

SSDP Hosts Successful Regional Conference in the Midwest!

Last weekend, SSDP students, alumni, and supporters gathered at Northwestern University in Illinois for SSDP’s 2014 Midwest Regional Conference! More than 60 students attended the conference for an exciting weekend of expert presentations, training, workshops, and networking events. The speaker panels and events that took place throughout the day were each designed to give students the tools needed to continue growing

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28
Dec

Top 12 SSDP highlights of 2012

 1. Making history in Colorado and Washington. Election Day this year marked the beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition as Colorado (55%-45% on Amendment 64) and Washington (56%-44% on Initiative 502) voters said yes to legalizing marijuana!  Through our online phonebanking tool, SSDPers from across the country made 17,882 calls to Colorado voters under the age of 30 to help turn out

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24
Sep

Our Annual Report

We’re so excited to release the 2012 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Annual Report! (If you have trouble viewing the PDF, please try the Issuu document viewer below.) This 20 page document outlines SSDP’s accomplishments, online presence, media clips, student testimonials, events, financial information, and more about our activities from June 2011-June 2012. To receive a hard copy of SSDP’s

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8
Feb

Florida Regional Conference 2012 Highlights

The first ever Florida regional conference began on the evening of February 4th with an informal bonfire meet and greet and an anti-oppression training workshop led by our Florida State Policy Correspondent Sabrina Koramblyum. Sunday opened with an incredibly inspiring speech by Greg Newburn, Florida Policy Director of Families Against Mandatory Minimums. Mr. Newburn described his recent work in Florida on

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1
Feb

This weekend: 2012 Florida Regional Conference!

This weekend (February 4th through 6th), our chapter at Florida State University will be hosting the first ever Florida Regional Conference and would like to invite you to join us in Tallahassee, Florida for networking, training workshops, and expert presentations to help us refine our skills as advocates working to end the war on drugs. Current students, alumni, and non-students are all welcome to

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26
Oct

Mid-Atlantic Conference a Huge Success!

More than 50 students from all over the Mid-Atlantic region convened at the Northern Virginia Community Collegein Woodbridge, VA this past weekend for the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Conference. Chapters traveled from Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and even as far away as Georgia to learn about advocacy from some of the most accomplished names in the movement.   Panels and Workshops Panels and

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19
Oct

Mid-Atlantic Regional SSDP Conference this weekend!

Our chapter at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA SSDP) will be hosting this year’s Mid-Atlantic Regional SSDP Conference and would like to invite you to join us this weekend, October 21-22, 2011 in Woodbridge, VA for networking, training workshops, and expert presentations to help us refine our skills as advocates to end the war on drugs.  Find this event on Facebook. Speakers Include: – Dianne

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11
Oct

Announcing the 2012 SSDP Conference!

We’re so excited to announce the date and location of our 2012 Students for Sensible Drug Policy National Conference: March 24-25, 2012 Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center 7800 East Tufts Avenue Denver, Colorado, USA 80237   More information is coming soon, so please RSVP here if you’d like to be kept in the loop about early bird registration and other important conference details. Earlier this year,

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6
Oct

Boston University hosts 2011 Northeast Regional Conference

“If anyone is ever feeling discouraged about the drug policy reform movement, all they need to do is attend an SSDP conference. These conferences empower students, foster new relationships, and strengthen our movement.” –Pete Anderson, Univeristy of Maine Farmington   The 2011 Northeast Regional Conference was held this past weekend at Boston University and over 80 students attended a weekend filled

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