Tag: AMPLIFY Project

2
Jan

AMPLIFYers Roots of Creation Need Your Help

When the AMPLIFY project was launched in 2009, the primary idea behind the program was to create a mutually beneficial relationship with touring bands that support our work to bring sensible reform to our nation’s drug policies. One of the AMPLIFY artists that have best exemplified this relationship over the years is Roots of Creation. Self-described as a Reggae/Rock Dubtronica

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1
Oct

AMPLIFY Our Voice in Fall 2014!

Festival season is winding down and tour season is gearing right back up! We’re incredibly excited to give you all an update of our work over the past few months as well as the inside scoop to all the big plans in store for the rest of the year and beyond. Well lets get to it then! Summer 2014 News &

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6
Jun

AMPLIFY Artist Interview – The Nadis Warriors

Brooke Gilbert of the AMPLIFY Project recently sat down for an interview with their newest partnered artist, The Nadis Warriors. The discussion covered everything from their thoughts on how the war on drugs has failed our society, the importance of mobilizing change within the live music community, their upcoming performance at Cannabis Carnival which brings together music and political activism, plus a look into

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2
Apr

2014 Northeast Regional Conference was a Success!

On Saturday, March 29th, dozens of SSDP students, supporters, and alumni gathered at West Chester University in Pennsylvania for the 2014 SSDP Northeast Regional Conference! The event was a huge success, with roughly 80 students and experts in drug policy reform joining together for an unforgettable day packed full of drug policy oriented events. Many of the events themselves were

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5
Sep

Lessons We Can Learn: The Taboo That Ended Electric Zoo

This blog was written by Garrett Llopiz, the Founder & President of the University of North Florida SSDP chapter, and also one of the Florida Regional Organizers for the AMPLIFY Project.   “It’s not a war on drugs; it’s a war on personal freedom. Keep that in mind at all times.” Bill Hicks said it the best, and this war on personal

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6
Jul

AMPLIFY Artist Interview – Jesse Miller of Lotus

We recently sat down with Jesse Miller of Lotus to hear his thoughts on the current state of US marijuana policy, the continued need for sensible reform, the importance of the live music community & youth speaking out plus the start & evolution of one of our longest supporting artists. Jesse Miller plays Bass & Sampler in Lotus, a five

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22
Apr

Summer Camp, not just for kids anymore!

The AMPLIFY Project is excited & honored to be taking part in the “Make a Difference” area yet again this year at Summer Camp Music Festival being held at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL from May 23rd-26th. One of the premier music festivals in the Midwest and country at large, Summer Camp will be starting the festival season off

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9
Apr

Who Needs the AMPLIFY Project?

This blog was written by Evan Eisenberg, Founder & President of USF SSDP, as well as FL Regional Organizer for the AMPLIFY Project. I have always felt that the AMPLIFY Project is a vital asset to SSDP’s outreach, but recent events and conversations lead me to feel the need to reiterate the importance of the AMPLIFY Project to SSDP members

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6
Mar

AMPLIFY Artist Interview: Elliott Vaughn of The Malah

Trevor Hosterman, CO Regional Organizer for the AMPLIFY Project, recently sat down with Elliott Vaughn of The Malah before their blowout show at the Bluebird Theatre in Denver, CO to end their hugely successful 10th anniversary “ILLUMIN8 Tour”. They discussed why the live music community needs to speak out against the failed “War on Drugs”, what more could be done

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23
Jan

Looking Back, Moving Forward – AMPLIFY our Voice in 2013!

The AMPLIFY Project is a side project of Students for Sensible Drug Policy that connects dedicated activists with artists who support our mission to reform failed drug policies and allow us to spread harm reduction within the live music community.   We coordinate SSDP & DanceSafe chapters to promote for partnered artists and festivals in exchange for table space to:

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