Events

Fri
Mar
09
2018

New Jersey Future’s Annual Redevelopment Forum

11:00am - 12:30pm

Location: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (map)

Steering Committee Members Dianna Hoeunou and Bill Caruso are on a marijuana policy panel.

Tue
Mar
20
2018

Legal Marijuana: Implications for Justice, Health & Economy (NJUMR Event)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: UU Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St, Montclair, New Jersey 07042 (map)

Governor Phil Murphy and the NJ Legislature are beginning debate on reforms to our marijuana laws. Join us for a discussion about this major piece of legislation that will have a significant impact on our economy, healthcare and civil rights. Our panel of experts will explain the benefits of legalization, debunk old myths and address concerns that have been raised. 

Our panel will include:

  • Dr. Kamal Kalsi, Doctors for Cannabis Reform
  • Dianna Houenou, Policy Counsel, ACLU-NJ
  • Rev. Tim L. Jones, Bethany Baptist Church (Newark)
  • John Henry Barr, JH Barr, Municipal Prosecutor
  • Bill Caruso, Counsel, Archer Law

Moderator: Rev. Rob Gregson, Director, UU FaithAction NJ

More Info

Tue
Mar
27
2018

Legislative Black Caucus Hearing

10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Mt. Teman A.M.E. Church, 160 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07201 (map)

The New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus is having several Recreational Marijuana Hearings throughout the state of New Jersey to help educate the community. This is the second of three scheduled hearings.

Sat
Apr
14
2018

Assembly Oversight Committee Field Hearing

10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Middlesex County College, West Hall Parkview Room, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue Edison, NJ 08818 (map)

Thu
Apr
19
2018

Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey: Building an Inclusive Cannabis Economy (NJUMR Event)

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (map)

Mayor Frank Gilliam, Councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II, and New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform invite you to a conversation to help aspiring cannabis entrepreneurs prepare for the new cannabis economy, with a focus on working to ensure equity in New Jersey.

Featured Speakers:

  • Kristin Jordan, Chair of the Cannabis and Hemp Practice Group at the Newman Ferrara Law Firm
  • Kevin Provost, Chief Executive Officer at Greenhouse Ventures
  • Dianna Houenou, Policy Counsel, ACLU-NJ

Topics Include: 

  • Entrepreneurial opportunities in cannabis
  • Important considerations for the new industry
  • Other states' successes and failures in creating a diverse industry
  • Barriers to participation in the market and how New Jersey can avoid them

The event is free and open to the public.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Sat
Apr
21
2018

Assembly Oversight Committee Field Hearing

10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Rowan University, Student Center Room 221, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 (map)

Tue
Apr
24
2018

Legislative Black Caucus Hearing

11:00am - 2:00pm

Location: Second Baptist Church, 110 Rev. Dr. I.S. Cole Plaza, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (map)

The New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus is having several Recreational Marijuana Hearings throughout the state of New Jersey to help educate the community. This is the third of three scheduled hearings.

Sat
May
12
2018

Assembly Oversight Committee Field Hearing

10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Bergen Community College, Moses Conference Center, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 (map)

Tue
May
22
2018

Pros and Cons of Marijuana Legalization in NJ (NJUMR Event)

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, 771 Somerset St, Somerset, New Jersey 08873 (map)

NJUMR and First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens invite you to a discussion of the moral and racial justice issues around marijuana prohibition and the pros and cons of legalization in New Jersey.

Featuring:

Free and open to the public!

Thu
Aug
02
2018

MJ Legalization in NJ: How Can it Advance Racial Justice?

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church 831 Kaighn Avenue, Camden, New Jersey 08103 (map)

NJUMR, UFCW Local 152 and NAACP Camden County East Chapter- NJ invite you to a conversation about marijuana legalization in New Jersey. We'll be discussing criminal justice reform, public health and public safety. The event is free and open to the public.

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