Cannabis Legislation, Racial Equity, Reparative Justice & Public Housing

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625 N Kingsbury St

625 North Kingsbury Street

Chicago, IL 60654

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Join activists, advocates, and legal experts for this important public forum about racial equity and cannabis legislation.

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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 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 public 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

Legal Aid Chicago will also be in attendance to empower and provide resources to tenants with important information about the CHA’s current marijuana policies.

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 mjaeschke@nphm.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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625 N Kingsbury St

625 North Kingsbury Street

Chicago, IL 60654

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