National Drug Strategy Network

May 9 (9am), New York, NY - Mothers in Prison, Children in Crisis. Rally to highlight the need for in-house drug rehabilitation as an alternative to prison for mothers with dependent children at 100 Centre St., New York, NY. Sponsored by the JusticeWorks Community. For further information, Tel: (718) 499-6704, Fax: (718) 832-2832, E-mail <>, or Web: <>.

May 11, Newark, NJ - Syringe Availability Education Day. Sponsored by the New Jersey Harm Reduction Coalition (NJHRC). Held at the New Jersey Medical School. Contact the NJHRC, Tel: (732) 242-3242, E-mail Diana McCague at <>.

May 12-15, Washington, DC - 12th International Conference on Drug Policy Reform. Sponsored by the Drug Policy Foundation (DPF). Held at the Bethesda Holiday Inn, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Tel: (301) 652-2000, Fax: (301) 652-4525. Contact Whitney Taylor at DPF, 4455 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite B-500, Washington, DC 20008, Tel: (202) 537-5005, Fax: (202) 537-3007, E-mail: <> Web: <>.

June 3-5, Miami Beach, FL - 1999 NADCP 5th Annual Training Conference. Sponsored by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Held at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Towers. Contact NADCP, 901 N. Pitt Street, Suite 370, Alexandria, VA 22314, Tel: (703) 706-0576, Fax: (703) 706-0577, E-mail: <>, Web: <>.

June 8, New York, NY - Coca Leaf: Sacrament and Scapegoat. Part of the Drug Policy Seminar Series sponsored by The Lindesmith Center. Photographer Carolina Salguero and author Anthony Henman (Mama Coca, 1978) examine the use of coca in the Andes. Held at the Open Society Institute, 400 West 59th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues), 3rd Floor. Seminars are free, but seating is limited. To reserve a seat, contact The Lindesmith Center, Tel: (212) 548-0695, E-mail: <>,  Web: <>.

June 24-25, Halle (Saale), Germany - 8th Conference of European Cities on Drug Policy. Sponsored by European Cities on Drug Policy (ECDP). Held at the Frackesche Stiftungen. Contact ECDP Coordination Bureau, Niddastrasse 64, D-60329 Frankfurt A.M., Germany, Tel: (011) (49) (69) 2330-13, Fax: (011) (49) (69) 2424-8308, Web: <>.

June 24-26, Glasgow, Scotland - Sentencing & Society: An International Conference. Sponsored by the University of Strathclyde. Contact Lorraine Sweeney, Centre for Sentencing Research, The Law School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G4 ORQ, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM, E-mail: <>, Web: <>.

August 8-12, Denver, Colorado - 129th Congress of Correction. Sponsored by the American Correctional Association (ASA). Held at the Denver Convention Complex. Contact ASA, 4380 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706-4322, Tel: (301) 918-1800, Fax: (301) 918-1900, Web: <>.