"JUST SAY NO!" TO THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (DEA)

Join us this Friday, March 18th 2016 to “Just Say No!” to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This is the first in a series of actions in advance of the April 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on drugs, designed to call attention for public health oriented approaches to drug use.

WHAT: Rally and protest at New York City’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office to demand an end to failed drug war policies.
WHEN: Friday, March 18th at 11AM. Meet up at 10:30AM.
WHERE: The corner of 10th Avenue & 16th Street in Manhattan
TRAVEL: Take the A,C,E or L trains to 14th Street

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THE ACTION

For more information contact Fred Wright at 646-321-5282 or fred@vocal-ny.org

Learn more with our fact sheet on DEA abuses:

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MORE EVENTS

We’re not stopping after the DEA – join us next Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Russian Mission to the United Nations to protest the Russian government for criminalizing harm reduction and public health approaches to drug use which have caused an explosion of new HIV infections.

WHAT: Demand the Russian government adopt harm reduction and public health approaches to drug use.
WHEN: Next Friday, March 25th at 11AM. Meet up at 10:30AM.
WHERE: 68th Street & Lexington Avenue in Manhattan
TRAVEL: Take the 6 train to 68th Street & Lexington Ave.

Background

More than 27,000 Russians died of AIDS-related illness in 2015, a 13% increase from 2014. Over 95,000 Russians became HIV+ in 2015, mostly due to the lack of needle exchange programs, harm reduction services, and opiate alternatives like methadone and buprenorphine.

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