Event Highlights: Racial Justice, Pandemic Planning, Hemp Diseases and More
The days are long in summer of 2020, the times are uncertain – but online events are plentiful! Check out our event highlights for the next few days in July – and keep an eye out for a rescheduling of Meet Up to Scale Up – “Spending Money to Scale” REDUX Session #4 with AJ Van Wallendael in coming weeks!
Pandemics, Politics and Planning: An Insightful Market and Economic Discussion with People’s United Advisors
July 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chief Investment Officer John Traynor will be discussing the global markets and the economy, Senior Vice President John Conlon will cover matters relating to Vermont and sector-specific topics and Senior Vice President Zuzana Brochu will discuss financial planning for business owners in volatile times. Hosted by Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.
July 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Marijuana Policy Project is bringing together leading civil rights and cannabis activists for a deeper look at the intersection of systemic racism, cannabis criminalization and policing in America — which have disproportionately impacted Black communities — and to reimagine a new vision for justice.
MPP’s afternoon conference will cover topics like Cannabis Criminalization and Oppressive Policing in Communities of Color, Weaponizing Cannabis to Justify Deadly Encounters and Victim-Blaming, and a fireside chat between former NBA star and founder of Viola Brands Al Harrington and Ben Jealous, president of People for the American Way.
Houseplant Co-Founders Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will take part in the panel Reversing Harm through Legalization, Expungement, Release Removing Collateral Consequences.
Joining also are civil rights and cannabis leaders from across the country including our friends Natalie Papillion of The Equity Organization , Niambe McIntosh of Peter Tosh Estate, and folks involved with other excellent organizations including The Law Enforcement Action Partnership and The Justice Roundtable.
July 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
July 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Coordinated by the University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops & Soils Program and the Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
Join us for these webinars being offered LIVE and FREE on Thursdays from noon to 1pm. See below for dates/topics. UVM will record the webinars and post them. The July 30 session focuses on understanding and containing common diseases in hemp crops.