SSDP UCL

Chapter Building

222 points

Policy Change

150 points

Training and Education

241 points

Points Earned This Year:613

Spent: 0

Rollover from last year: 140

Current balance: 753

Lifetime points: 753

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Activity Feed

Action Points Note
Promote the JSK Program (20 points per presentation) 20 We promoted the JSK Program at the Student-led Project Volunteering Fair organised at University College London.
Attend leadership or skills-building training (5 points per person per training) 20 Four of our members have attended the activist training organised by SSDP UK in collaboration with Anyone's Child and LEAP UK.
Attend leadership or skills-building training (5 points per person per training) 10 Both Project Leaders of SSDP UCL's Just Say Know Peer Education Programme have attended a comprehensive leadership training put together by UCL's Volunteering Service in order to ensure the successful implementation of this project at our university.
Volunteer at SSDP or partner event (5 points per person per hour) 80 Our president has volunteered as a Global Representative for the Strategic Planning Committee's Core Team, being proactive in organising this year's Strategy Summit.
Submit roster (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 11 We submitted roster for the first term of the 2020/21 Academic Year, with five new email addresses added.
Host community building event (20 points) 20 SSDP UCL hosted a chapter social in collaboration with SSDP Durham where our members were able to get to know one another and talk about future plans to coordinate other inter-chapter events.
Each new officer recruited and trained (VP, Sec, Treas, etc.) (5 points. per semester) 5 We recently recruited the Project Leader for our Just Say Know Peer Education Programme. The Project Leader is in charge of recruiting and ensuring training volunteer peer educators, as well as coordinating their sessions with the local youth.
Recognized by school for the first time (15 points) 15 Students for Sensible Drug Policy UCL has just been recognised and approved for Student Union Affiliation at university.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 SSDP UCL held an event in collaboration with Transform Drug Policy Foundation focused on models of drug legalisation: from cannabis in the US, Canada and Uruguay to the recent reform initiatives in Colombia in relation to cocaine, we discussed wider debates around stimulant legalisation regulation and the future of global drug policy in the context of these developments.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 SSDP UCL hosted an event on Narcotisation and Authoritarianism in Belarus in collaboration with UCL Amnesty to raise awareness on drug policy and human rights violations.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 SSDP UCL has hosted an event for the International Day Against Police Brutality with advocates and experts in the field touching upon the current situation in the UK, US and Nigeria.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 We organised a panel with Raffy Lerma and Naomi Burke-Shyne from Harm Reduction International to raise awareness on the War on Drugs in the Philippines and shed light on the work of local activists in documenting the human rights crisis. We organised this event in collaboration with UCL Amnesty International Society.
Set up and operate SSDP recruitment table (5 points) 5 We had a recruitment stall at the UCL Digital Volunteering Fair where we were able to promote our Just Say Know Volunteering Project and the chapter as a whole.
Distribute educational materials (1 point per person reached) 30 SSDP UCL has helped with distributing the 2020 Freshers Week Harm Reduction pack put together by the chapters in the SSDP UK committee. We promoted the pack through our live discussion on Instagram, as well as through direct social media posts related to the pack, leaving it available in a google doc available in our linktree.
Host community building event (20 points) 20 On 5th October SSDP UCL organised a virtual icebreaker for new members where the committee introduced themselves and went through the events and goals planned for this academic year. We also had some fun activities that helped members to get to know one another.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 We organised an Instagram live session on 4 October with Justice Collective where the Chapter Leader and Social Media Officer lead a discussion on drug policy issues including mental health, narcofeminism, race, and harm reduction.
Distribute educational materials (1 point per person reached) 71 We worked with the UCL Justice Collective on an educational package on Drugs and Mental Health at university, signposting to mental health services available in the UK. The package was release in anticipation to an instagram live session with the Justice Collective and SSDP UCL on 4th of October discussing student drug use, campus drug policy and mental health. With our combined sharing on our social pages, it has accumulated 71 likes.
Chapter member elected to student government, or serving on a decision-making body in the community (50 points) 100 Our Vice-President and Social Media Officer have both been elected as Academic Representatives in the UCL Student Union, representing the students in their faculties in the policymaking process at campus level.
Speak at an external event 20 Our Chapter Leader was invited as a guest speaker and SSDP representative at the first meeting organised by Volteface for the creation of a UK Drug Education Consortium. The chapter leader presented the history of SSDP, what the UK committee and the UCL chapter are focusing on in the upcoming year and has also built potential collaborations for the chapter with drug educators.
Build/maintain relationships with other orgs (10 points per org. per six months) 10 Our chapter has successfully build a year long collaboration with the UCL Amnesty International Society, working together on event organising. We currently have scheduled 3 events together.
Chapter member elected to student government, or serving on a decision-making body in the community (50 points) 50 Our chapter’s Treasurer has been elected as the International Students’ Officer in the UCL Student Union, serving as a representative and working to facilitate better integration through Student Union Events.
Remain in good standing with school (5 points per semester) 5 Maintained a good relationship with the UCL Institute of the Americas and the Faculty of History and Social sciences who have agreed to promote our events
Submit roster (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 10 9 members, updated Roster for term 3
Submit roster (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 11 7 valid emails, Roster for term 2
Rollover 140 Rollover from 2019 - 2020


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