New York Black Institute Group to Host Cannabis Workshop Featuring Jennifer Cabrera

Sep 29, 2022

The Black Institute Group is hosting another New York cannabis workshop on October 4 that will educate attendees on New York’s cannabis application process, available funding resources, and how to avoid being scammed by industry predators. VS counsel Jennifer Cabrera is a featured presenter at the workshop.

Attendees will enjoy an in-person award ceremony with refreshments and the opportunity to network with key professionals in the cannabis industry, elected officials and more.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The Application Process: what does it entail?
  • Social Equity Fund and other capital support
  • What constitutes a microbusiness and cooperative?
  • How to avoid industry predators
  • Legacy
  • Medical



  • Kevin D. Kim: Commissioner at NYC Department of Small Business Services
  • Jennifer Cabrera: Counsel at Vicente Sederberg LLP
  • Walter T. Mosley: Senior International Public Relations Strategist at Gotham Government Relations and Communications
  • Shiest Bubz: Legacy Cannabis Operator/Creator & Innovator at Smokers Club Festival and Purp Invaderz
  • Leo Bridgewater Sr.: Partner at Heart Community Capital and Co-host at Smoke and Hero’s Podcast

Event Details

When: October 4, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET

Where: Major R. Owens Health & Wellness Community Center

1561 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11225

Register for this in-person event HERE

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