State Senators Sharif Street and Daylin Leach recently announced legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and would ultimately legalize cannabis for adult-use in PA.
Governor Wolf legalized medical marijuana in Pennsylvania on April 6, 2016, and on February 15, 2018 medical marijuana became available for patients at dispensaries across the commonwealth.
The Clean Slate Law gives people a second chance at life, after being unjustly burdened after paying their debt to society. Criminal histories can be cleared from your record for certain offenses.
Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities
Cannabis Opportunities Conference
September 27 – 28, 2019 // Temple University
The 2019 Cannabis Opportunities Conference (COC) is a platform to bring cannabis experts and community stakeholders together to learn about trends in the emerging cannabis industry. The COC aims to include topics, job fair, vendors, exhibitors special veteran, condition specific (I.e.Sickle Cell) and disability seminars, and speakers that are relevant to helping to educate and empower marginalized communities.
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PennDOT Accepting Applications for Transportation Improvement Projects to Enhance Mobility Statewide
Harrisburg, PA – September 9, 2019 −The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that applications will be accepted to fund improvement projects that will enhance Pennsylvania roadways, bridges, transit facilities, park and ride facilities,...
Philadelphia, PA − September 6, 2019 – On Tuesday, September 10th Senator Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), and the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities will be joined by Mayor Jim Kenney to kick off the 2nd Annual Cannabis Opportunities Conference, a two-day...
LGBTQ+ Rights are Human Rights
Honoring Stonewall 50th Anniversary
On June 28, 1969, a mass protest broke out in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York City against the discriminatory practice of the police raiding bars that were frequented by members of the LGBT community. The demonstration gathered more attention and community support as members of the community clashed with police forces for the following six days, leading the “Stonewall Riots” to become one of the most-well known catalysts for the LGBT Rights Movement in the United States.
50 years after this iconic display of community solidarity against discrimination, we recognize and honor the elders of the
LGBT Rights Movement who have lived their lives to ensure that LGBT+ Rights are indeed counted as Human Rights for all.