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Marijuana In NYC 2 Part Series (50th anniversary since Nixon’s “War on Drugs”)
June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2021
Join us as we discuss the impact of the recent Marijuana legalization; its legislative history, the inequities the legislation seeks to redress and the impact it will have on black and brown communities as well as lawyers, criminal, civil and immigration, moving forward.
Anthony Posada, Legal Aid Society
Jane Shim, Immigrant Defense Project
Kenyatta Muzzanni, Katal Center (#LessIsMore)
Session 2 will take a bird’s eye view on the war; it will focus on how we can move towards ending the war on drugs, decriminalization of drugs, the war’s overall impact on different groups, rating the government’s handling of this “war”, and the work that is left to do.
Melissa Moore, Drug Policy Alliance
Traci Gardner, Legal Action Center