CultivatED: Advancing Equity in the Cannabis Industry


Thursday, October 24


11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Moderated By:

Chynah Tyler, Representative, Massachusetts House of Representatives


David Torrisi, Executive Director, Commonwealth Dispensary Association; Dr. Valerie Roberson, President, Roxbury Community College; Dr. Tom Sannicandro, Director, Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges

Announcing the nation’s first public-private jail-to-jobs fellowship program by and for the cannabis industry, solely focused on educating, empowering, and employing individuals disproportionately impacted by the failed war on drugs. Come hear how CultivatED will serve as a model for others states and jurisdictions across the country as policymakers seek to build equitable pathways to meaningful industry participation.   CultivatED is being supported by the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Legal Services as well as being funded by prominent cannabis businesses that will be announced at the event.