Fourth Annual Forum on Drug Policy

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Apr 04, 2014 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chicago, IL

The Forum on Drug Policy is held to promote research and encourage dialogue between academics and practitioners in the field of drug policy.  The conference is undertaken in conjunction with the Midwest Political Science Association's annual meeting, and in cooperation with American Public University, the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy, the Institute for Metropolitan Affairs at Roosevelt University and the PSO World Medical and Health Policy journal. More info.

Roosevelt University
Congress Lounge (2nd Floor)
430 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605

Panel 1: Inside and Outside the Walls: Perspectives on Individuals Who Use Drugs, Treatment and the Correctional System

Moderator: Kathie Kane-Willis, Roosevelt University

Panelists:
Katharine Neill, Old Dominion University
Marcia Bazan Advanced Therapy Extern, Metropolitan Correctional Facility, Chicago
Beth Jantz, Staff Attorney, Federal Defender's Program
Peter Moinichen, MISA Counselor, Anixter Center
Lucien Izraylov, former heroin user, received treatment in jail and prison
Ryan B. Dalton, former heroin user, SSD PMember
 
Panel 2: Dire Consequences: Collateral Consequences of Marijuana Misdemeanors

Moderator: Beth Johnson, Director of Legal Programs, Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Panelists:
Chris Lindsey, Marijuana Policy Project, (Report Release: Collateral Consequences of Marijuana Misdemeanor in Illinois)
Khadine Bennett, Staff Attorney ACLU-IL
Whitney Sherrinsky, Impacted by Collateral Consequences
Undisclosed Individual, Impacted by Collateral Consequences

For more information on the Forum on Drug Policy, go to http://www.roosevelt.edu/icdp. For questions about the conference, please contact Dr. Kathleen Kane-Willis, Director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy, at kkane [at] roosevelt [dot] edu, or Dr. Bonnie Stabile, Editor of the World Medical & Health Policy journal, at bstabile [at] gmu [dot] edu.

For more information on the Forum on Drug Policy, go to http://www.roosevelt.edu/icdp. For questions about the conference, please contact Dr. Kathleen Kane-Willis, Director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy, at kkane [at] roosevelt [dot] edu, or Dr. Bonnie Stabile, Editor of the World Medical & Health Policy journal, at bstabile [at] gmu [dot] edu.

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