SSDP Report Card for August 2019

SSDP staff, board, students and alumni (about 30 people standing in rows, smiling) during the 2019 SSDP Strategy Summit - roughly 30 people smiling, standing in rows in front of trees
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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 for staying in touch and for staying committed to our shared vision to end the War on Drugs and start making sense!

Action alerts

New activists and chapters

  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (Indiana, United States)
  • Leeward Community College (Hawaii, United States)
  • Spalding University (Kentucky, United States)
  • SSDP London (England, United Kingdom)
  • SUNY Fredonia (New York, United States)
  • University of Hawaii, West O’ahu (Hawaii, United States)
  • University of Hull (England, United Kingdom)
  • University of Saint Francis (Indiana, United States)

CAT leaderboard

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  1. University of Pittsburgh
  2. DePaul University
  3. University of Texas Austin
  4. Kent State University
  5. University of Vienna
  6. University College Cork
  7. United Methodist University
  8. SUNY Binghamton
  9. SUNY Albany
  10. Ohio State University


  • 32 care packages sent to chapters
  • 45 chapters achieved high impact status according to the Chapter Activity Tracker
  • 9,192 CAT points logged this program year
  • 70 communications to elected officials sent
  • 2 SSDP interns welcomed to the team
  • 21% of annual fundraising goal met

Network highlights

  • Monica Pittiglio ‘18 from Ferris State University SSDP is serving on the school’s Opioid Task Force and will be assisting them in reaching the student body through surveys and information pamphlets at tables around campus. 
  • SSDP was awarded a generous grant from the Threshold Foundation to support our Just Say Know peer drug education program and psychedelic therapy provider pipeline.
  • Several chapters organized events to observe International Overdose Awareness Day.

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From the blog

Upcoming events 

These events include those which are hosted by SSDP global, or by SSDP chapters, or in which we are partners or co-hosts, or feature an SSDP member as a speaker. If your chapter is hosting an event that you’d like listed, please let your SSDP staff member know. 

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