Tag: Florida International University (FIU)


Florida State Conference Recap

Students from SSDP’s Florida chapters convened at the beautiful campus of Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) on October 21st and 22nd for the 2016 SSDP Florida State Conference. The conference began Saturday morning with SSDP Executive Director Betty Aldworth giving the opening keynote address. Betty spoke about a variety of topics based on the requests she received from students prior

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Florida Newsletter: Spring 2012

SSDP students have been hard at work all across the sunshine state, working to change impractical policies on state and campus levels. Here are some updates of what our Florida chapters have been up to: LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS 911 Good Samaritan Act of Florida (SB 278) Florida’s 911 Good Samaritan Act is designed to save lives; when someone in America overdoses, a

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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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SSDP Welcomes Our Newest Chapter, Florida International University

It is with great honor that I present to you SSDP’s newest chapter, Florida International University! I spoke with rockstar chapter leader Laura Gonzalez about her experience so far and her aspirations moving forward.   How did you hear about SSDP? I first heard about SSDP when I met Alfred Kilzi (University of Miami chapter president) at a candle light vigil

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