Who is the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition?

Our mission is to reverse the trend of mass incarceration in Colorado. We are a coalition of nearly 7,000 individual members and over 100 faith and community organizations who have united to stop perpetual prison expansion in Colorado through policy and sentence reform.

Our chief areas of interest include drug policy reform, women in prison, racial injustice, the impact of incarceration on children and families, the problems associated with re-entry and stopping the practice of using private prisons in our state.

If you would like to be involved please go to our website and become a member.

Thursday, June 07, 2007

2007 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

This year the Drug Policy Alliance's conference will be in New Orleans the first week of December. It is a wonderful opportunity for anyone working to end the war on drugs.

The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is the world's principal gathering of people who believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. No better opportunity exists to learn about drug policy and to strategies and mobilize for reform.

The 2007 International Drug Policy Reform Conference will address a wide range of policy, legal, political and scientific issues including:

  • Drug Sentencing Reform
  • Treatment
  • Drug Testing
  • Race and the Drug War
  • Marijuana
  • HIV, Hep C and Overdose Prevention
  • International Developments
  • Drug Education
  • Entheogens-Science, Spirituality and Law
  • Alternatives to Prohibition
  • Pragmatic Steps for Ending the Drug War

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