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Join YWCA St. Paul for a discussion on the War on Drugs, with University of St. Thomas Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience/Interim Neuroscience Program Director Jessica Siegel, Ph.D.

With the declaration of the War on Drugs came changes in policing strategies, drug sentencing guidelines, media attention on drugs, and a large increase in the number of people incarcerated in the United States for drug-related crimes. The long-lasting consequences of the disproportionate impact of the War on Drugs include mass incarceration of people of color and the repercussions of incarceration for individuals, families, and communities.

Wednesday, June 19
The program will start promptly at 1 p.m.

YWCA St. Paul Collins Conference Center (first floor)
375 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102
Enter on Selby Avenue, near the bus stop.

This event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited and RSVPis required by Monday, June 17 at bit.ly/WoD0619.

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