Manager/Director – Drug Markets and Legal Regulation Drug Policy Alliance New York,


Salary $70,000 – $110,000 a year Job Type Full-time Full Job Description The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is the leading organization in the U.S. promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. We envision a just society in which the use and regulation of drugs are grounded in science, compassion, health, and human rights; in which people are no longer punished for what they put into their own bodies; and in which the fears, prejudices, and punitive prohibitions of today are no more. We have played a pivotal role in transforming the national conversation about drug policy. We heightened conversations at the federal and state level around the role of race in shaping drug policy and moved vital issues – like legalizing cannabis, ending mass incarceration, and prioritizing health and harm reduction responses to the overdose crisis – from the fringes of U.S. politics to the mainstream. We are ambitious risk takers and unrelenting advocates with radical imaginations, fighting to change hearts and minds and build a world that centers justice, communities, and dignity. With more than 35 staff in New York, California, New Mexico, and Washington, DC, we have an annual operating budget of approximately $12 million, 12,000 dues-paying members and 170,000 active online subscribers.   The Position The Manager or Director (depending on skills/experience), Drug Markets and Legal Regulation (DMLR) is tasked with leading internal processes to generate DPA’s drug market and legal regulation reform strategy to guide DPA’s efforts in the field and is responsible for developing and executing organization-wide policy advocacy and other campaigns to advance DPA’s goals and objectives relating to people who sell drugs and replacing prohibition with a regulatory system grounded in science, compassion, health, and human rights. The Manager/Director reports to DPA’s Managing Director of Policy (MDP) and is part of DPA’s national…

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