Event

Grass is Greener: Screening and Q & A

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New York, NY

The Open Society Foundations Global Drug Policy Program and Open Society-U.S. will host a screening and discussion of the Netflix documentary, Grass is Greener. The film explores America’s relationship with marijuana and features music luminaries like Snoop Dog, Cypress Hill, Chuck D, and Damian Marley, as well as several members of the Drug Policy Alliance extended family.

Speakers

Kojo Koram is a writer and Lecturer at the School of Law at Birkbeck College, University of London, and is editor of The War on Drugs and the Global Colour Line (Pluto Press 2019).

Kassandra Frederique is the New York state director of the Drug Policy Alliance.

Jessica Nunes is a filmmaker, human rights activist, and co-founder of Movimentos, a collective of young favela-based activists from Rio de Janeiro devoted to changing Brazilian drug policies.

Mame Bougouma Diene is a program officer with the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program.