The Drug War is destroying communities on both sides of the Border.
Help welcome Mexico’s Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity to Baltimore as it makes its way across the country, sharing stories and talking about how we can put and end to and move beyond the War on Drugs.
The Caravan arrives on Sept. 8th, and we have a weekend full of activities.
There will be performances, *free food and so much more!
2-6:30pm at Sojourner-Douglass College (200 N. Central Ave, Parking on Aisquith St.)
-Keynote: Former Baltimore Mayor/ Dean of Howard University Law School, Kurt Schmoke
-Panel: From Baltimore to Mexico: End the Drug War Now!
Panelists will talk about alternatives to the War on Drugs, success stories,
-Member of the Caravan to speak on purpose of caravan, why its in Baltimore, and personal story
-Laura Carlsen, CIP Americas Program
-Dominique Stevenson, AFSC/ Friend of a Friend Prison mentoring program (pending)
-Jasmine Tyler, Drug Policy Alliance
-Dan Morhaim, Maryland State Delegate
-Gillian Maxwell, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition
-Breakout Sessions - Town Hall attendees break into groups to talk about four different aspects of the failed War on Drugs.
-School to Prison Pipeline
-Report Back & Closing
- Coalition Against Youth Jail
- Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS)
- Johns Hopkins University’s Program of Latin American Studies (PLAS)