Written by VCU SSDP co-President Rose Bono Our SSDP chapter has been working on getting a medical amnesty (Good Samaritan) policy passed for several years now. We started locally, asking Virginia Commonwealth University to adopt this sensible policy. Unfortunately, we were told that because our school is under the city’s jurisdiction and the city is under the state’s jurisdiction, VCU
Our network of student activists is constantly growing, and I’m excited to announce our most recent addition! Based in Oakwood, Georgia, the University of North Georgia is home to our newest official chapter! I interviewed chapter founder and leader Jeremy Sharp about their experience so far and their plans for moving forward; How did you hear about SSDP? Initially I was
I am proud to welcome the University of Georgia chapter to the SSDP network! I spoke with chapter founder and current leader Benjamin Consuegra about his experience so far and his vision for the chapter moving forward; How did you hear about SSDP? I heard about SSDP while doing research for a speech on the drug conviction question on
Virginia Tech is our newest official chapter! They join the fight alongside VCU, Radford, NVCC, UMW, GMU, and UVA Law, expanding and strengthening our chapter network in Virginia. I spoke with chapter leader Tom Magjuka about his experience so far and his plans for the chapter moving forward; How did you hear about SSDP? I honestly can’t remember how I found out about SSDP. I used
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
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
The Mid-Atlantic region has a new chapter! We’re proud to announce that the George Washington University Law School chapter is now official! I spoke with rockstar chapter leader Kellen Russoniello to find out what the journey has been like so far and what’s in store for the chapter moving forward. When did you get involved in SSDP and why?