Because of SSDP’s expertise in empowering young people to change harmful drug war policies, I was invited to write a feature piece in The Nation magazine’s December 27, 2010 issue about how students are motivated to work for marijuana ballot measures, here’s an excerpt: “Watching these young activists voraciously consuming information about how to win an election, just days after a historic loss, was more than invigorating. It made the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end. Change is coming sooner than anyone believes. And this is what it's going to look like." Read the full article here. If you appreciate the work that we are doing, please consider making your end-of-year donation to SSDP's work today.