Events | LEAP - Part 2

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DC Breakdown: Leigh Maddox

September 2, 2014

Speaker:
Address:
United States

Gonzales Louisiana Rotary Club: David Brown

September 2, 2014

This event is NOT open to the public.
Speaker:
Location: Clarion Inn Old-Holiday Inn
Address:
Clarion Inn Old-Holiday Inn, 1500 Hwy 30, Gonzales, LA, United States

V Latin American and I Central American Conference on Drug Policy: Neill Franklin

September 3, 2014

The Fifth Latin American Conference on Drug Policy, organized by Confedrogas, and ACEID as local organizer, will be held on 3rd and 4th September at the Radisson Hotel in San José, Costa Rica. The Conference is sponsored by the Open Society Foundations and supported by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization […]
Speaker:
Address:
San Jose, Costa Rica

Round-table “Drugs, trafficking and violence” – 3rd National Health Conference: Luis Carlos Valois

September 5, 2014

Round-table “Drugs, trafficking and violence” – 3rd National Health Conference – Medical School of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). http://www.medicina.ufmg.br/3congressosaude/index.php
Speaker:
Address:
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Press Conference: Neill Franklin

September 5, 2014

Open to the public.
Speaker:
Location: Radisson Hotel
Address:
Radisson Hotel, Downtown San Jose, Costa Rica

Round-table “Alcohol and other Drugs” – 4th National Conference on Mental Health: Orlando Zaccone & Rubens Casara

September 5, 2014

Mental Health Brazilian Association (ABRASME) http://www.congresso2014.abrasme.org.br/programacao
Speaker:
Address:
Manaus, AM, Brazil

Presenttaion at 42nd Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control: Maria Lucia Karam

September 6, 2014

Presentation: “Legalising all drugs in order to reduce the criminalisation of poverty” at the 42nd Annual Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control. http://www.europeangroup.org/content/liverpool-2014
Speaker:
Location: Liverpool John Moores University
Address:
Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Miramar Democratic Club: Ray Strack

September 8, 2014

Miramar Democratic Club will host a panel discussion on Medical Marijuana. Included on the panel is Irvin Rosenfeld, Federal Medical Marijuana Patient since 1982 and author of My Medicine. With medical marijuana appearing on November’s ballet as Amendment 2, Mr. Rosenfeld may soon be sharing his title of “Florida’s only legal pot smoker”. The public […]
Speaker:
Location: Ansin Sports Complex Multipurpose Room
Address:
Ansin Sports Complex Multipurpose Room, 10801 Miramar Boulevard, Miramar, FL, United States

Launch of Global Commission on Drug Policy report: Neill Franklin & Jack Cole

September 9, 2014

Global Commission on Drug Policy, latest report – Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies that Work. Since 2011, the Commission has worked with partners around the world to identify alternatives to the failed war on drugs. Taking Control recommends a new approach that puts public health, the safety of communities, human rights and development at […]
Speaker:
Location: The Museum of Modern Art
Address:
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY, United States

Boston Freedom Rally 2014: Jack Cole

September 13, 2014

25th Annual MassCANN/NORML Freedom Rally on the Boston Common - http://masscann.org/rally OR www.facebook.com/bostonfreedomrally Gates open 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Speaker:
Location: Boston Common
Address:
Boston Common, Boston, MA, United States

NOBLE 2014 Conference: Neill Franklin

September 14, 2014

Conference Theme: “NOBLE Experience on the Rapids: Law Enforcement and Community Flowing Together” Neill will partake in a panel discussion on 7/15. More info here- http://www.noblenational.org/conferences/2014grandrapidsmi.html
Speaker:
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center
Address:
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States, 49503

NOBLE 2014 Conference/ “A Call to Action to Reduce Black Incarceration” panel discussion: Neill Franklin

September 15, 2014

GOAL OF THE PANEL DISCUSSION: To explore the pros and cons of the legalization of marijuana and to discuss the intended and unintended consequences of a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes smoked by 83% of African Americans who choose to smoke.
Speaker:
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center
Address:
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States, 49503

NH Alcohol & Drug Abusers Counselors Association Forum: Rick Van Wickler

September 16, 2014

A forum, conversation style featuring two sides. One pro side, one con side whom will engage in a discussion regarding NH marijuana laws.
Speaker:
Location: NH Training Institute
Address:
NH Training Institute, 130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH, United States, 03301

Lecture at the 2nd Law Conference, organized by the Bar Association of the state of Santa Catarina: Luis Carlos Valois

September 16, 2014

2nd Law Conference, organized by the Bar Association of the state of Santa Catarina – http://www.oabtubarao.org.br/eventos/ii-conferencia-sul-catarinense-de-direito-subsecao-de-tubarao
Speaker:
Address:
Tubarão, SC, Brazil

Lecture at the Conference “Freedom is therapeutic: 35 years of Basaglia in Brazil”: Maria Lucia Karam

September 17, 2014

“The ‘war on drugs’ and the re-opening of psychiatric hospitals”: Lecture at the Conference “Freedom is therapeutic: 35 years of Basaglia in Brazil”.
Speaker:
Address:
Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

The West Chicago Lions Club: James Gierach

September 18, 2014

Speaker:
Location: First United Methodist Church
Address:
First United Methodist Church, 643 E. Washington St., N. Chicago, IL, United States

Palmer Lake Town Hall Debate: Jay Fisher

September 20, 2014

Palmer Lake Town Hall Debate: “Shall the Town of Palmer Lake Municipal Code be amended as to permit for the taxation, regulation and licensing of retail marijuana?” This is OPEN to the public.
Speaker:
Address:
42 Valley Crescent Road, Palmer Lake, CO, United States, 80133

The John Case Show: Diane Goldstein

September 23, 2014

Time listed is Pacific.
Speaker:
Address:
United States

SSDP of Tufts University: Jack Cole

October 9, 2014

Mr. Cole will be giving a presentation about LEAP’s mission and the failure of the War On Drugs followed by a Q and A session.
Speaker:
Location: Tufts University
Address:
Tufts University, Medford, MA, United States

Vikings Meeting: Jim Gray

October 14, 2014

Speaker:
Location: TBD
Address:
TBD, Newport Beach, CA, United States

The Rotary Club of Chicago: Neill Franklin

October 14, 2014

Speaker:
Location: Union League Club
Address:
Union League Club, 65 West Jackson, Chicago, IL, United States

Archer Road Kiwanis Club: Peter Christ

October 14, 2014

This meeting is OPEN to the public.
Speaker:
Location: Home Run Inn Pizza
Address:
Home Run Inn Pizza, 6221 South Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Lecture: “The dangers of drug prohibition”, at the Symposium on Penal Sciences: Orlando Zaccone

October 17, 2014

Symposium on Penal Sciences - http://www.portalgepec.org.br/
Speaker:
Address:
Goiânia, GO, Brazil

Park Ridge Kiwanis Club: James Gierach

October 21, 2014

Speaker:
Location: Summit Retirement Home
Address:
Summit Retirement Home, 20 North Summit, Park Ridge, IL, United States

10th National HRC Conference: Neill Franklin

October 23, 2014

Speaker:
Location: Waterfront Hotel
Address:
Waterfront Hotel, 202 Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, United States, 21202

NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association Marijuana Forum: Rick Van Wickler

October 23, 2014

NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association Marijuana Forum – www.NHADACA.org Rick will take part in a forum in which he will represent the pro legalization side. He will have 5 – 10 major points in favor of legalization.
Speaker:
Location: NHTI Concord’s Community College, Sweeney Auditorium Room 122
Address:
NHTI Concord’s Community College, Sweeney Auditorium Room 122, 31 College Drive, Concord, NH, United States

Rome (NY) Rotary Club: Peter Christ

November 11, 2014

This event is NOT open to the public.
Speaker:
Location: Franklin Hotel
Address:
Franklin Hotel, 301 S James St., Rome, NY, United States, 13440

Indo/Expo Trade Show – LEAP Panel: Jay Fisher, John Baker, and TBD

November 16, 2014

Indo/Expo Trade Show – http://indoexpoco.com/ Still in the works but most likely a panel of just LEAP speakers discussing their careers and why they joined LEAP.
Speaker:
Location: The Denver Mart Expo Building
Address:
The Denver Mart Expo Building, 451 E. 58th Ave, Denver, CO, United States, 80216

American Correctional Officer: National Medal of Honor Awards and Training Conference: Rick Van Wickler

November 21, 2014

Rick will speak on Saturday (22nd) from 10:00am CDT – 11:00am CDT Rick Van Winkler will give a solo presentation, “Safety Behind the Walls”, in which he will discuss LEAP’s mission, why drugs should be legalized, and how it will help protect correctional officers.
Speaker:
Location: Nashville Airport Marriott
Address:
Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Dr, Nashville, TN, United States, 37214

Colleyville Lions Club: Terry Nelson

February 20, 2015

Speaker:
Location: Colleyville Center
Address:
Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Drive, Colleyville, TX, United States

UCI Law’s annual student-run symposium—“Critical Perspectives on the Drug War”: Diane Goldstein

February 21, 2015

UCI Law’s annual student-run symposium—“Critical Perspectives on the Drug War”. Diane will speak on the “Alternatives to Incarceration” panel. The event will feature a keynote speaker and four panels throughout the day (two in the morning followed by lunch, and two in the afternoon followed by a wine and cheese reception) with networking breaks in-between […]
Speaker:
Location: University of California, Irvine
Address:
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States