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Ending America's Obsession with Punishment and Prisons: A Conversation about Healing with Angela Y. Davis and asha bandele

April 11, 2016

This telephone town hall hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance featured Angela Y.

CA State Director, Lynne Lyman Talks About the Failed War on Drugs

September 12, 2015
Series produced by Matt Mandarino

Taking on Tomorrow is a podcast series featuring interviews with modern visionaries, including innovators, entrepreneurs and social activists. In this episode, Lynne Lyman of the Drug Policy Alliance talks about the failed war on drugs and what we can do about it.

Harm Reduction and Human Rights: Strategies on Expanding Harm Reduction Through Human Rights

May 20, 2015

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Harm reduction services and syringe exchange are more than just a prevention strategy. Access to these vital services enables HIV testing, linkage to care and other critical health/social services, as well as affirming the human rights and dignity of people who use drugs.

What Television Can and Can't Tell Us About Women, The Drug War, and Mass Incarceration: A Talk with Piper Kerman and DPA's asha bandele

July 2, 2015

In the Drug Policy Alliance’s third installment of its 2015 Telephone Town Hall series, which is designed to expand the breadth and depth of those concerned with ending the drug war, the organization’s Movement Building Team presented Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black. She was interviewed by DPA’s grants program director, asha bandele.

How Drug Education is Failing Our Kids: A Talk with Dr. Carl Hart and DPA's asha bandele

May 20, 2015

In the Drug Policy Alliance’s second installment of its 2015 Telephone Town Hall series, which is designed to expand the breadth and depth of those concerned with ending the drug war, the organization’s Movement Building Team presented Dr. Carl Hart, Columbia University professor, best-selling, award-winning author of High Price and DPA board member. He was interviewed by DPA’s grants program director, asha bandele.

A Call to Compassion: A Talk with Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III and DPA's asha bandele

March 19, 2015

In the Drug Policy Alliance’s first installment of its 2015 Telephone Town Hall series, which is designed to expand the breadth and depth of those concerned with ending the drug war, the organization’s Movement Building Team presented Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, senior pastor of the 12,000-member congregation Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. He was interviewed by DPA’s grants program director, asha bandele.

"Por qué hay que acabar la guerra antidroga," presentación en TED por Ethan Nadelmann, director ejecutivo de la Drug Policy Alliance

December 23, 2014

¿Hace la guerra contra las drogas más daño que bien? En una charla audaz, el reformista de la política de drogas Ethan Nadelmann hace un apasionado alegato para acabar con el movimiento "retrógrado, despiadado y desastroso" para erradicar el tráfico de drogas. Da dos grandes razones de por qué deberíamos centrarnos, en cambio, en una regulación inteligente.

Reconsidering Addiction and Addiction Treatment: A Talk with Dr. Stanton Peele and DPA's asha bandele

December 18, 2014

In the third installment of a series of discussions presented by the Drug Policy Alliance’s Movement Building Team, DPA’s asha bandele interviewed Dr. Stanton Peele, author and pioneer in the study of addiction. During the conversation, Dr. Peele discussed the differences between problematic drug use and addiction, realistic treatment options, and the relationship between addiction, stigma and drug policy reform. The call also featured robust listener participation. Dr.

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