Melissa Moore’s exposure to the devastation wrought by the War on Drugs motivated her to join the Drug Policy Alliance. For over 15 years, she’s managed media and campaign strategy for progressive nonprofit organizations. Her work at DPA centers on shifting New York’s approach to drug policy and repairing the harms that the War on Drugs has caused to individuals and communities. She leads the Start SMART campaign to legalize marijuana and contributes to the EndOverdoseNY campaign. Melissa’s expertise on drug policy issues has been utilized in government hearings and featured on CNN, The Hill, Forbes, NPR, POLITICO, and many more.