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University of North Texas

Chapter Building

305 points

Policy Change

256 points

Training and Education

148 points

709

Spent: 645

Current balance: 64

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Action Points Note
Submit roster on time (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 21 55 new members
Positive quote/media hit (10 points) 20 https://www.ntdaily.com/sga-bill-that-would-lessen-drug-penalties-vetoed-by-kara/ https://filtermag.org/2019/04/17/my-life-in-two-parts-of-texas-illustrates-our-one-war-on-drugs/amp/
Table on campus (5 points) 5
Distribute harm reduction training/materials (1 point per person reached) 15 Distributed Psychedelic Harm Reduction information pamphlets and DanceSafe cards.
Table on campus (5 points) 5 We tabled on campus to raise awareness for our proposed campus drug policy reform and our next film screening.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 On March 27th, we hosted a screening of the documentary, 'Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines', and had a discussion about the future of psychedelic science and drug policy reform.
Meet with decision makers (20 points) 20 Met with the director of UNT's Substance Use Resource and Education Center (SURE) to help develop a strategy of getting our proposed SGA resolution passed as well as other ways to reform our community's drug policies.
Pass a student government resolution endorsing policy reform (20 points) 20 We were able to get a resolution passed that called for removing punitive punishments imposed by UNT on students for first-time drug possession violations. While the SGA President has since vetoed our resolution, it still was initially approved with 78% of SGA Senators voting in support of it. Also, we plan on trying to override the veto with a 2/3rd majority during the next SGA Senate meeting.
Build/maintain relationships with other orgs on campus (10 points per org. per semester) 10 We are developing a collaborative relationship with UNT's Substance Use Resource and Education Center (SURE) to promote drug policy reform in our community and harm reduction.
Points Spent -645 Conference. EB registration for 3 students (175x3) and three nights spot in a hotel room for one student (120).
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 On March 6th, we screened the film 'Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines' and then held a presentation and discussion over research not covered in the film, controversies within the psychedelic community, and ways to get involved with psychedelic advocacy.
Meet with decision makers (20 points) 20 I met with the Student Government Association of UNT to propose a resolution that would ask the university to remove the type of substance as a determining factor in a student's disciplinary punishment from the university. There will be a second meeting to vote on the resolution in several weeks.
Successfully fundraise (1 point per $10 raised) 27 Last month, we held a DIY benefit show to raise money so that our chapter could purchase the screening rights for the film, 'Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines', so that we could host free film screenings to our community to spread awareness about psychedelics and drug policy reform. During this two day event, we were able to raise $275 in donations and thus were able to secure the screening rights for the film.
Table on campus (5 points) 20 We tabled on campus on February 15th, February 22nd, March 1st, and March 8th in order to raise awareness about our chapter's campaigns and upcoming events.
Submit roster on time (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 24 Since we last submitted our roster, we have gained 16 new members and had 57 other people sign our contact sheet.
Distribute educational materials in a non-tabling setting (5 points) 5 At the UNT event Mean Green Spring Fling, we were able to pass out educational material on current marijuana-reform bills in Texas and reasons to support ending the drug war across political, religious, and ideological spectrums of difference.
Distribute harm reduction training/materials (1 point per person reached) 30 UNT SSDP participated in Mean Green Spring Fling and were able to pass out 30 Dancesafe drug edu. cards and blood alochol charts at the event.
Meet with decision makers (20 points) 20 Our chapter leader had a phone call meeting with Hannah Procell to discuss our chapter’s current and future campaign plans.
Meet with decision makers (20 points) 20 In October, our chapter leader met with UNT’s Dean of students to review the school’s drug policies and this helped us establish our current campus campaign.
Volunteer at SSDP or partner event (5 points per person per hour) 22 Three of our members volunteered to help organizers of our school's first International Opioid Awareness Day event for a duration of an hour and a half.
Respond to P2P Reflection Questions on a Training Curriculum module (15 points per module completed) 30 Our chapter President has completed two of the training curriculum modules so far.
Secure/maintain faculty adviser (10 points. per semester) 10 We were able to secure our previous faculty adviser for the Spring semester.
Recognized by school/remain in good standing with school (10 points per semester) 10 Our re-registration for the Spring semester was approved by UNT.
Make a campaign plan with your outreach coordinator (15 points) 30 We have created two campaign plans so far; one is to establish cite and release in Denton County and the other is to reform our campus practices involving drug possession infractions.
Host regular meetings, at least twice a month (15 points. per semester) 15 We were able to hold meetings twice a month throughout the semester.
Host general event/forum/debate (20 points) 20 On November 29th, we held an event called the Psychedelic Film Screening and had a presentation afterwards to talk about new research and ways to get involved. We had an audience of about 13 people.
Distribute harm reduction training/materials (1 point per person reached) 8 We were able to hand out 8 blood-alcohol charts to students during our last two tabling events.
Meet with decision makers (20 points) 20 I attended the Student Government Association meeting on Wednesday, November 14th and was able to find an SGA senator willing to work with me in writing a resolution that would call for greater harm reduction on our campus.
Table on campus (5 points) 5 We tabled on November 20th to raise awareness for our event, the Psychedelic Film Screening, as well as to talk about the importance of harm reduction and drug policy reform.
Table on campus (5 points) 5 We tabled on November 15th to raise awareness for our event, the Psychedelic Film Screening, as well as to talk about the importance of harm reduction and drug policy reform.
Meet with SSDPers in another chapter (20 points) 20 Last weekend two members attended the SSDP regional conference and met SSDPers from UT and UTD.
Table on campus (5 points) 5 We tabled last week to raise awareness on an event we held, the screening of the '13th' documentary.
Register voters (1 point each voter registered) 96 Three members became voter deputy registrars and between the three of us, we were able to register 96 people over the course of a few weeks.
Write & submit LTE/op-ed (10 points) 10 In August, I wrote an editorial for a local newspaper on the importance of drug policy reform.
Recognized by school/remain in good standing with school (10 points per semester) 10 In October, we became an official, registered student organization at UNT.
First call/conversation with Outreach Coordinator (5 points, new chapters only) 5 I spoke with my SSDP regional coordinator, Luis Montoya, several times over the phone in order to start this chapter.
Submit roster on time (10 points plus 1 point per five new, valid e-mails) 31 I have submitted two rosters to my SSDP regional coordinator with a total of 11 people signed on so far.
Build/maintain relationships with other orgs on campus (10 points per org. per semester) 10 We co-hosted an event last week with another student organization, UNT College Democrats.
Secure/maintain faculty adviser (10 points. per semester) 10 We were able to secure a faculty adviser.
Attend leadership or skills-building training (5 points per person per training) 5 We had a member attend a training on student organization finances.
Attend leadership or skills-building training (5 points per person per training) 10 Two members attended the student organization orientation.