Coalition of Over 30 Associations Sponsors Drug Policy Conference for Washington, D.C., Business Community
The National Association of Socially Responsible Organizations, the Drug Policy Foundation and the Association of Black Psychologists will be joined by over 30 endorsing organizations to present a discussion of local and national drug and crime policies. The conference will educate professionals from the Washington and Baltimore metropolitan areas.
Key topics will include: What are the economic costs of current drug policies to the community? How can local businesses and organizations become involved in curbing the problems associated with drugs and crime in the cities?
The one-day conference about drug policy will focus on the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore metropolitan areas, but will also include a national perspective.
"Rethinking the War on Drugs and Crime:
New Approaches to Local Policy"
Friday, March 31, 1995, 9 am - 5 pm
The Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, NW
* Tim Atkin, Counternarcotics & International Crime, National Security
Council, The White House
* Susan Everingham and Jonathan Caulkins, Drug Policy Research Center, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California
* Patrick Murphy, U.S. Conference of Mayors, Washington, D.C.
* the Hon. William Lightfoot, City Council, Washington, D.C.
* Jacqueline Hamm, Assistant to Health Commissioner, Baltimore
* David Condliffe, Executive Director, Drug Policy Foundation, New York
For more information on the conference, call Katie Pakos at the National Association of Socially Responsible Organizations in Bethesda, Md., at (301) 951-3006.
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