Minority Cannabis Academy
Minority Cannabis Academy is a Black-Owned Adult Learning institution based out of Jersey City, NJ. The organization focuses on the professional development and technical training of minorities and disenfranchised communities impacted by the “War on Drugs”, who are interested in becoming cannabis industry professionals.
The MCA Pilot Program
The Pilot will be comprised of a total of (25) students and each student will be taking (2) courses (Cultivation & Budtending 101) over an 8 week period for free, courtesy of Harmony Dispensary!
The Courses will be held in-person and led by an instructor on Monday (Cultivation) and Thursday (Budtending) evenings beginning in June 2022.
Individuals applying for this program will be those who are looking to work for a dispensary or cultivation facility in New Jersey.
Enrollment For This Program Has Closed
The objective of the Minority Cannabis Academy is to provide comprehensive training and educational resources to minorities looking to enter the cannabis industry in NJ.
By providing our students with high quality technical training and industry based knowledge, we plan to create a job placement program that is sustainable and can thrive in the Garden State.
HARMONY DISPENSARY IS THE PLATINUM SPONSOR OF THE 2022 MCA PILOT PROGRAM!
DUTCHIE IS A SUPPORTING SPONSOR OF THE 2022 MCA PILOT PROGRAM!
First Black Owned Cannabis Learning Institution In NJ.
So now that we know MCA is on the way, how do we ensure that both the pilot and the overall program are a success?
We advocate! This is the first Black owned and operated cannabis learning facility on the East Coast, and we’re just getting started! Once the pilot is completed, we plan on launching all (5) of our course offerings around Cultivation, Extraction & Processing, Cannabis Law, Budtending 101 and Intro to Entrepreneurism.