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A Rally & Concert To End The War On Drugs

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Do you believe the war on drugs has failed? On November 3rd, don't miss NO MORE DRUG WAR: A Rally & Concert to End the War on Drugs at Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park.

Join national reform leaders, elected officials, victims of the drug war, medical marijuana patients, students, and thousands of people who simply believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. Featuring local musicians and spoken word artists, this event acknowledges President Nixon's declaration of the drug war 40 years ago and demands an exit strategy from this unwinnable war. Protest punitive, inefficient, and biased drug policies. Support health-centered alternatives.

Event Location: Levitt Pavilion, MacArthur Park

Event City and State: Los Angeles, CA

Date and Time: Thu, 11/03/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Event Emcee: Lalo Alcaraz (KPFK's "Pocho Hour of Power"; "La Cucaracha" comic strip)

Featured Artist: Arise Roots (LA based, socially conscious, original roots reggae)

Event Media Sponsor: KPFK 90.7 FM

Food: Mama's Hot Tamales (including vegan items), The Bun Truck, Temaki Truck

Contact for More Information: arodriguez@drugpolicy.org

Hosts:
Sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance and supported by A New PATH, A New Way of Life Re-entry Project, ACLU of California, All of Us or None, Americans for Safe Access, Broken No More, California NORML, California State Conference of the NAACP, Clean Needles Now, Common Ground - The Westside HIV Community Center, Common Sense for Drug Policy, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes, HIV Drug and Alcohol Task Force, Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative, LA Community Action Network, Labor/Community Strategy Center, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, Southern California Immigration Coalition, Southern California Library, Students for Sensible Drug Policy - LA City College, William C. Velasquez Institute, and Youth Justice Coalition.

This event is presented in conjunction with the International Drug Policy Reform Conference, November 2—5, Los Angeles, Reform Conference
 
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