5th Annual Forum on Drug Policy at Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

The Illinois Consortium for Drug Policy will be hosting its Annual Forum on Drug Policy with the Policy Studies Organization at Roosevelt University. Come listen to insightful and information on drug policy and celebrate ICDP's 10th birthday with us!  As always the event will be followed by a wine (for those aged 21+) and cheese reception.

Attendance is free, but please register here.

1:45 - 2:00pm     Registration and Welcome

2:00 - 3:15pm     Youth Speak: Decriminalize Black, a look at marijuana policy in Chicago and statewide

  • Moderator, Esther Franco-Payne, Illinois Justice Project
  • Panelist, Janae Bonsu, BYP100 Chicago
  • Panelist, Khadine Bennett, ACLU of Illinois
  • Panelist, Malcolm London, BYP 100 Chicago
  • Panelist, Kyntrel White, Urban Youth Connection Program at Chicago Urban League
  • Panelist , Tyler Smith, Urban Youth Connection Program at Chicago Urban League

3:15 - 3:45pm     Break and Cake (Celebrate the Consortium’s 10 year anniversary!)

3:45 -  5:00pm     Latino Youth Speak about Drug Policy and the Potential for Reform

  • Moderator, Roman Rivera, Students for Drug Policy, University of Chicago
  • Panelist, Mike Rodriguez, Executive Director, Enlace
  • Panelist, Danielle Anguiano, Northwestern,  Medill School of Journalism
  • Panelist, Vilmarie Fraguada Narloch, Students for Sensible Drug Policy Board Member

5:00 - 6:00pm     Wine (for those 21+) and Cheese reception