A Summit to End the War on Drugs: Baltimore and Beyond the Borders

A Summit to End the War on Drugs: Baltimore and Beyond the Borders

Caravan For Peace With Justice and Dignity
Caravan For Peace With Justice and Dignity

On September 8, 2012, dozens gathered at Sojourner-Douglass College for a panel talk about alternatives to the War on Drugs.  Speakers included former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke, members of the Caravan for Peace, Laura Carlsen of the CIP Americas Program, Dominique Stevenson of the Friend of a Friend prison mentoring program, Jasmine Tyler of the Drug Policy Alliance, Maryland State Delegate Dan Morhaim, and Gillian Maxwell of the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition. Video and audio of the panel are found below.

http://archive.org/download/ASummitToEndTheWarOnDrugsBaltimoreBeyondBord...

The night before the panel, author, poet, and leader of the Caravan for Peace, Javier Sicilia, spoke at Johns Hopkins University about the struggle against narco-violence and the costs of the drug war in Mexico. The audio of his speech, in Spanish, is below.

http://archive.org/download/JavierSiciliaAtTheCaravanForPeace/javier.edi...