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Maritza Perez

Maritza Perez is the Director of the Office of National Affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance in Washington, DC where she leads the organization’s federal legislative agenda and strategy.

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Biden’s Drug Czar Must Be Someone Willing to Diverge From Our Country’s Failed Drug War

"We are at a crossroads—and the Biden-Harris administration has the power to make an incredibly important decision with its handling of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and who leads it."

Maritza Perez ·

The DEA’s Most Recent Abuse of Power Should Renew Calls for Divestment

A critical look at the DEA is long overdue. The agency has existed for more than forty-five years but little attention has been given to the role it has played in fueling racial disparities, mass criminalization, the surveillance state, and other drug war harms.

Maritza Perez ·

The Congressional Police Reform Bill Fails to Meet the Moment

It continues to fund police departments rather than redirect resources to communities, particularly Black and Brown communities that have been most harmed by over-policing and the war on drugs.

Maritza Perez ·

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