Event Category: Conference
- ProfileJoin activists, advocates, and legal experts for this important public forum about racial equity and cannabis legislation.
About this Event
Even as medical marijuana and cannabis will be legal in Illinois as of January 2020, medical and recreational use of marijuana will be strictly prohibited in public housing, including all homes and households part of the Chicago Housing Authority’s Housing Voucher Program.
Join us for a public conversation about the future of cannabis in Illinois and the fight for justice and equity in pubic housing communities, some of the people and places that have been most impacted by the war on drugs.
PANELISTS WILL INCLUDE:
WILLIE JR FLEMMING, Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign
ANTON SEALS JR, Grow Greater Englewood
KELLI DUDLEY, lawyer and author of INIQUITY
and other special guests…
This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals requiring sign-language interpreters, real-time captioners, or other accommodations should contact Mark Jaeschke at 773.245.1621 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE CHICAGO ANTI-EVICTION CAMPAIGN AND GROW GREATER ENGLEWOOD
National Public Housing Museum receives funding from the Conant Family Foundation, Illinois Arts Council, The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at Prince, and the Pierce Family Foundation
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