Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s 4000 student members advocate for replacing the disastrous war on drugs with policies rooted in evidence, compassion, and justice. We mobilize on 300 campuses around the globe to make change from the campus to the UN because the war on drugs is a war on us.
SSDP mobilizes and empowers young people to participate in the political process, pushing for sensible policies to achieve a safer and more just future, while fighting back against counterproductive Drug War policies, particularly those that directly harm students and youth.
SSDP neither condones nor condemns drug use, rather we respect the right of individuals to make decisions about their own health and well-being. We encourage honest conversation about the realities of the drug war. We promote youth civic engagement as a critical tool in reforming drug policy. SSDP respects the diverse experiences and identities of our constituents. We develop leaders who advocate for policy changes based on justice, liberty, compassion and reason.