New Directions for Drug Policy in IL; One-Day Conference This Friday in Chicago

A one-day conference focusing on the need for changes in Illinois drug policy will take place at Roosevelt University in Chicago this Friday, June 12 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. 

The conference, New Directions for Illinois Drug Policy, is hosted by Protestants for the Common Good in partnership with Roosevelt University’s Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy.  Illinois State Representative Art Turner and TASC Executive Vice President Pam Rodriguez will be among the panelists discussing policy opportunities in Illinois.

The conference will take place at Roosevelt University’s loop campus, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, Congress Lounge, 2nd floor. Suggested donation is $10. Click to register online.

Post-Script:  See June 14 Chicago Tribune article following the conference:  “Unlikely heroin confession: Researcher reveals past as an addict to encourage new tactics in war on drugs.”

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