Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series

You think you know the drug war? It goes far beyond arrests and incarceration.

Punishment for drug use is not limited to the criminal legal system. It is deeply rooted in the policies of various civil systems where people meet the drug war on a daily basis. The drug war has twisted and warped the systems we depend on, doling out punishment instead of assistance.

The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of six online discussions to talk about how we can work together, across movements, to fully extract the drug war and its culture of criminalization and punishment from our lives. Learn more about Uprooting the Drug War and watch the recordings of previous webinars below.

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Immigration, the Drug War, and the Deportation Machine
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 4:30 PM-6:00 PM EST
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Employment, the Drug War, and Economic Disaster
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:30 PM-6:00 PM EST
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08/25/21
Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series: Housing, the Drug War, and the Denial of Stable Places to Live
Everyone should have access to stable, affordable housing, but many people are denied places to live because of misguided drug war policies. Watch this webinar to explore the ways in which the drug war has infiltrated the housing system.
07/28/21
Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series: Education, the Drug War, and the Criminalization of Students
Schools should be safe and caring environments, not vehicles of policing and stigmatization. Watch this webinar to explore the ways in which the drug war has infiltrated the education system.
05/26/21
Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series: Public Benefits, the Drug War, and Denial of Benefits
Public benefits, like welfare and food stamps help people better meet basic needs, but states have limited access to these programs. Watch this webinar to explore the ways in which the drug war has infiltrated the public benefits system.
04/28/21
Uprooting the Drug War Discussion Series: Child Welfare, the Drug War, and Family Separation
The drug war breaks up families and removes children from their homes. Watch this webinar to explore the ways in which the drug war has infiltrated the child welfare system and to generate solutions for reform.