Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

https://twitter.com/paauditorgen/status/953356903555502080 Pennsylvania NORML chapters, the ACLU-PA and the Keystone Cannabis Coalition will lead a gathering in Harrisburg next week to speak with legislators about decriminalizing and legalizing cannabis in the Keystone State. “Considering our current political climate, we have a unique opportunity to assemble the voices of cannabis advocacy from across this state to show legislators that we are united … Continue reading Cannabis crusaders to converge on Commonwealth capital

Sessions’ call for marijuana enforcement condemned by cannabis industry, investors

https://www.facebook.com/TheNCIA/posts/1665234110199937 In response to United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana throughout America, leading cannabis industry organizations resoundingly condemned the announcement. In a memo to federal prosecutors, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, “In deciding which marijuana activities to prosecute under these laws with the … Continue reading Sessions’ call for marijuana enforcement condemned by cannabis industry, investors

ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

Storied social service agency names CEO, the first African American female in its history

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc9yHe2nxyf/?taken-by=turningpoints4children Philadelphia Health Management Corporation recently announced Dawn Holden Woodsas Chief Executive Officer of Its subsidiary, Turning Points for Children, a social services agency that provides support services to children, youth and families. “I am honored to be selected as the CEO of Turning Points for Children, and fortunate to have been mentored by Mike Vogel, who helped pave … Continue reading Storied social service agency names CEO, the first African American female in its history

Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

This year, Human Rights Day signaled the launching of a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being — regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, … Continue reading Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

Building one of America’s most successful B&B businesses, OWN TV star bears ‘The Gift of Legacy’

https://www.instagram.com/p/BbxwCEKlF9g/?hl=en&taken-by=photosbybeanz Commenting on past public policies that created the racial wealth gap and current policies widening it, Joshua Holland, contributor to The Nation and a fellow with The Nation Institute, penned a thought-provoking article, The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years to Build the Wealth of a White Family Today. Referencing key findings from a study of the racial wealth-gap released … Continue reading Building one of America’s most successful B&B businesses, OWN TV star bears ‘The Gift of Legacy’