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Forgiveness and Transformation

By Emily Kleeman, Executive Director of The Reentry Initiative Through The Gates, A Warm Welcome The waiting area in prison is bustling with DOC Officers checking in for their shifts.  They lay out their belongings one by one, silver handcuffs, keys, a badge and a lunch box.  It’s...

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Forgiveness and Transformation

Restorative Justice and Legal Cannabis: It’s Common Sense

By: Kathleen McGoey, Executive Director of Longmont Community Justice Partnership When I talk to someone new to the concept of restorative justice, the most common responses I hear are: “That sounds like common sense. Why aren’t we doing more of that? This country needs more restorative...

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Restorative Justice and Legal Cannabis: It’s Common Sense

Terrapin for the People: We Plant Local Roots

Terrapin Care Station is committed to planting local roots. From our entrance into the cannabis industry in 2009, Terrapin Care Station has aimed for success, not only in business but in creating a socially-conscious movement to ensure our connection to the communities in which we operate. We...

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Terrapin for the People: We Plant Local Roots

Purpose-Driven, Business-Minded: Cannabis Doing Good

I typically don’t get emotional at the site of promotional logos, yet there I was.  As a small string section entertained the well-dressed attendees gathered inside the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s atrium in September 2017 for a fundraiser for The Gathering Place - an...

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Purpose-Driven, Business-Minded: Cannabis Doing Good