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Open Thread

I’m really enjoying reading the posts by Jesper, Dan, and Tamara. Makes me feel a little bit like I’m there, enjoying the conference. Instead, I’m cruising at 31,000 feet mid-flight on my way to Baltimore for a conference for work (WiFi on Delta is pretty good). I’ll be there tonight and tomorrow night.

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Day 1 Reform Conference Breakout Sessions

Panel: Mandatory Madness: The Zero Tolerance Drug War on Immigrants. Moderator Judy Greene (Justice Strategies) Panelists: Marcela Diaz (Somos Un Pueblo Unido), Michelle Fei (Immigrant Defense Project), Joan Friedland (National Immigration Law Center), Nicole Porter (The Sentencing Project), Grant Smith (DPA) and Elsa Lopez (Somos Un Pueblo Unido).

This panel was great although very depressing […]

Nice people reform drug laws

What an absolutely wonderfuld day I had yesterday. Not only is this my first visit to the US, but the first to a drug policy conference as well.

This is by far the the event I’ve attended where people were the most forthcoming, open and interested bunch I ever met. “Hi there, how’re you?”, is […]

Thoughts from tamara

Hello everyone!

This is my first DPA conference, and I am very happy that I came. There is a sense of great hope here for the future of the drug policy reform movement. I find most people here extremely knowledgeable, intelligent, and passionate, which explains, perhaps, the truth behind the words Ethan Nadelman spoke at […]