“How Student Activism Will End the War on Drugs” hosted by Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Join SSDP national staff members for a presentation on the history of student-led, anti-drug war activism and a discussion about what lies ahead and how the student liberty movement may be uniquely positioned to lead the charge to dismantle the disastrous, global war on drugs.
Speakers: Jae Agliata, Outreach Coordinator; Scott Cecil, Outreach Coordinator — SSDP
“Is the War on Drugs Almost Over?” hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance
Join Lynne Lyman, Bill Piper and Michael Collins of the Drug Policy Alliance for a rousing discussion on U.S. drug policy. Find out what states may legalize next, how close we actually are to ending the federal prohibition of marijuana, and if it’s possible that decriminalization of all drugs could happen sooner than we think.
Speakers: Josh Pearson, Digital Fundraising Manager; Michael Collins, Deputy Director of National Affairs; Lynne Lyman, California State Director — DPA
“Reform to Revolution: Libertarian Perspectives on Criminal Justice” hosted by Young Voices
Should libertarians direct their efforts towards prison abolition or to incremental reforms to the criminal justice system? Participants on this panel will present views from the spectrum of libertarian approaches to criminal justice. From public policy reforms to prison abolition, the panelists will explore the breadth of belief, strategy, and tactics available to libertarians.
Speakers: Meg Arnold, Advocate, Young Voices; Jason Lee Byas, Fellow, Center for a Stateless Society; Blake Feldman, Advocacy Coordinator, ACLU of Mississippi; Bryant Jackson-Green, Criminal Justice Policy Analyst, Illinois Policy Institute; Cory Massimino, Fellow, Center for a Stateless Society
Stay tuned for the release of the ISFLC16 program next week for session time and location information.