Our Mission

NDICA is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to create an ethical and equitable cannabis industry to reduce barriers contributing to the lack of representation of those most impacted by the War on Drugs, including people of color and other marginalized community members.

Our team aligns with innovative thinkers and leaders to create guidance and mentorship for the markets we serve. By bringing together government agencies, industry leaders, practitioners and intellectuals through forums, expungement clinics, trainings, think tanks and a thriving online community, NDICA provides the necessary technical expertise and resources to succeed in the cannabis and non-cannabis industries.

NDICA supports applicants and licensees eligible for the Social Equity Program (SEP) established under Los Angeles Municipal Code (LAMC) Section 104.20.

NDICA is the only cannabis organization to be funded by the governor’s office of the state of California and contracted by the Department of Cannabis Regulations Social Equity Business Development Program for the city of Los Angeles, as well as, funded by the governor’s office of the state of Illinois and contracted by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) for the Cook South Suburban region of Illinois.

Board Members

BONITA BO MONEY
BONITA BO MONEY

Founder of NDICA and Women Abuv Ground
FREEWAY RICK ROSS
FREEWAY RICK ROSS

Author, Activist and Speaker/NDICA VP Community Outreach and Relations
BRYANT MITCHELL

Founder of BlaqStar Farms
SCOTT LAMBERT

SENATOR JUSTIN T. WAYNE
SENATOR JUSTIN T. WAYNE

Authored: Nebraska Hemp Bill and Social Equity Bill
TIFFANY BOWDEN

VP of Education
AMBER NORWOOD, J.D.

Attorney

EMPRESS NORMA JEAN

Director of NDICA-Ohio
ERIC HUGHES

LARISA BOLIVAR

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