Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Intro to SSDP - West Virginia University Chapter
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Intro to SSDP - West Virginia University Chapter

500
views

Published on

Introduction to SSDP slideshow made by Drew Stromberg, president of WVU Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Introduction to SSDP slideshow made by Drew Stromberg, president of WVU Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
500
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. What isStudents for Sensible Drug Policy?
    SSDP: a sensible overview
  • 2. SSDP is…
    an international grassroots network of students who are working to end the failed “War on Drugs”
    Why?
    We believe that drug use and abuse is a public health issue, not a criminal justice issue.
    Drug prohibition is expensive, ineffective, and causes more harm than the drugs themselves.
  • 3. “Did You Know?”War on Drugs edition
  • 4. SSDP’s role in theDrug Policy Reform movement
    DPR orgs:
    Student-led orgs:
    • SSDP
  • Our chapter’s role inreforming drug policy
    Raising awareness
    Promoting sensible policies (state & campus)
    Acting as a voice for WVU students
  • 11. YOUR role in reforming drug policy
    Go around the room, ask everyone what their role is; why they want to get involved, what pisses them off about the war on drugs
  • 12. But how will this look on my resume?!
    Being active in any extracurricular organization (even a controversial one) is good experience
    SSDP has active and respected chapters at some of the best schools in the country, including Brown University, Penn State, American, and NYU
    Many SSDPers go on to…
    Lots of orgs recruit from SSDP (if you are looking for a job in drug policy or any nonprofit advocacy)