THE NDICA EVENT

 

THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES SOCIAL EQUITY PLAN EXPUNGEMENT CLINIC AND JOB FAIR.
JAN 27, 2018
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The social equity plan is a game changer for the cannabis industry, LA and POC. For the first time in history, POC will play a large role in the largest market in one of the largest industries.

NDICA MISSION STATEMENT

 

The mission of NDICA is to create an ethical and fair market to
reduce barriers contributing to the lack of representation of minorities
and marginalized community members in the cannabis industry.

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UPCOMING EVENT

SOCIAL EQUITY PAST EVENTS:

  • June 2nd and 3rd – Detroit
  • April 29th – Atlanta
  • April 28th – San Bernardino

Picking The Brains Of Leading Female Cannabis Execs

We’d been thinking about doing a series on female leadership in the marijuana industry for quite some time; after all, women occupy more than one-third of executive positions in the space—well above the global average for all industries. It was, however, a panel held during the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series, a very-serious business event focused on diversity that provided the context we were looking for to get started: an article picking the brains of leading female cannabis execs.

NDICA Diversity Alliance Takes Action For Minorities In The Cannabis Industry

One of the biggest problems in the cannabis industry is the racial disparity that occurs in marijuana arrests and incarcerations. More African Americans and Hispanics are arrested in connection with marijuana and subsequently jailed than Caucasians. However, according to the US Government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) 76% of the people that consume marijuana…

Bonita “Bo” Money is using the cannabis industry to fight for racial justice

Bonita Money is exhausted. Worn out, she tells me, from a string of speaking engagements that had her traveling the world last year promoting her cannabis-based skin product, That Glass Jar. But the self-promotion helped to serve a larger mission that’s become Money’s true passion: ensuring that black people gain a foothold in the burgeoning cannabis business…

Diversity & the Cannabis Industry: Latinos & Latinas

If you’re observant, you may look around you while in a dispensary and notice that the majority of the people behind the counter are white. You may also notice that the majority of the people in articles about the cannabis industry, as well as owners of cannabis businesses, are white — even in a state like Colorado where 21% of residents identify as Latino. On U.S. census and other government forms, Latinos or Mexican-Americans have the option of identifying as white, too, so this number may actually be low…

NDICA BOARD MEMBERS

Freeway Rick Ross

Author, Activist and Speaker/NDICA VP Community Outreach and Relations

Lanese Martin

Cannabis Commissioner for the City of Oakland and Co-Founder of Hood Incubator

Darryl Hill

NDICA VP of Strategic Partnerships and Alliances Cannapreneur, Activist, Maryland

Tiffany Bowden

Co-Founder of Minority Cannabis Business Association and Comfy Tree/ NDICA VP of Diversity and Educational Development

Rico Tarver

California Marketing Manager for Baker Technologies / NDICA Business Development

Larisa Bolivar

Exec. Director of Cannabis Consumer Coalition/ NDICA Vice Chair & Co-Founder of TCMS Global

Bonita Bo Money

Founder NDICA and Women Abuv Ground

Bryant Mitchell

Founder of BlaqStar Farms

Fred Hicks

NDICA Director of Community Relations LA

Los Angeles, CA 

(206) 731 – 9139

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