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Kassandra Frederique: End the Drug War Conference at FAMU


In conjunction with the ACLU at Florida A&M University, the ACLU at Barry University, and the ACLU at the University of Central Florida, The Future of Freedom Foundation was pleased to present an evening program on the campus of Florida A&M University College of Law on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, that addressed the war on drugs and its adverse consequences on American society.

This event was free and open to the public.

“End the War on Drugs” featured Laurence M. Vance (policy adviser for The Future of Freedom Foundation), Ken Williams (LEAP), and Kassandra Frederique (Drug Policy Alliance).

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Kassandra Frederique is the New York policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance. She works to build powerful coalitions in communities devastated by drug misuse and the war on drugs. Kassandra currently manages the Fairness and Equity campaign, which is working throughout New York State to end racially biased marijuana arrests and policing practices, as well as to create policy solutions to ameliorate the collateral consequences of criminal justice involvement. Prior to DPA, she served as a social worker in the South Bronx and organized workers in Chicago and New Orleans. Kassandra earned her master's degree in social work at Columbia University and a B.S. in industrial labor relations at Cornell University.