Kassandra Frederique

Policy Manager, Drug Policy Alliance

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Kassandra Frederique is the New York Policy Manager at the Drug Policy Alliance. She works to build powerful coalitions in communities devastated by drug misuse and the war on drugs. Kassandra currently manages the Fairness and Equity campaign, which is working throughout New York state to end racially biased marijuana arrests and policing practices, as well as to create policy solutions to ameliorate the collateral consequences of criminal justice involvement. As one of the authors of Blueprint for a Public Health and Safety Approach to Drug Policy, she also works with various stakeholders throughout the state to develop municipal strategies to build healthier and safer communities.