Students for a Sensible Drug Policy to Hold Midwest Conference, April 12, in Chicago!

Published March 26, 2003

Mark your calendars for SSDP’s 3rd Annual Midwest Conference, “Unlocking Justice: Key Perspectives on Race, Class and Safety in the War on Drugs,” Saturday, April 12, 2003, at DePaul University’s Downtown Chicago Campus.

Invited speakers include Gary Johnson, former Republican governor of New Mexico; and the Rev. Jesse Jackson, president/founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.

Topics to be covered include: Race, Class, and the War on Drugs; the International Drug War and Colombia; Grassroots Community Organizing; Prison Reform; and the Political Economy of the War on Drugs.

For more information or to register call 202/293-4414 or go to the SSDP Web site at