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A Picture from Mexico City

By Monday, SSDP will have lots of photos and video from the candlelight vigils our chapters organized across the country this evening, but I wanted to share with you all this inspirational picture from tonight’s vigil in Mexico City.


Vigil in Mexico City

17 June 2011 Where: Kiosco de Coyoacan, Coyoacan Centro When: 19:00 distribution of candles; 20:00 lighting of candles Please click on the image to view the invitation. patrick@ssdp.org


40th Anniversary of the War on Drugs – Candlelight Vigils

Friday, June 17, 2011, marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s declaration of the “war on drugs.” His decision catapulted the U.S. into a wasteful, decades-long, failed effort that has had zero impact on drug consumption in the U.S., but has had profound negative impacts on communities in the U.S. and around the world, and on communities of color in particular. Students

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