University of Minnesota Student Conference

University of Minnesota Student Conference

Ending The War on Drugs

Launched in 1971 President Nixon, the “War on Drugs” has shattered families and communities, skyrocketed the incarceration of thousands of non-violent offenders throughout the nation, and deprived citizens of their basic rights–most importantly, the drug war has been an engine of racial injustice and disparity. The U.S. leads the world in incarceration rates and it is up to our generation to stand up and speak up against laws that overwhelmingly target  specific racial, social, and economic groups that deprive their members of the right to individual liberty.

When: October 13, 2018

Where: University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

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