OAKLAND, Calif. and TORONTO – Harborside Inc. (“Harborside” or the “Company”) (CSE: HBOR), a California-focused, vertically built-in hashish enterprise, at this time introduced a $10,000 charitable contribution to Oakland-based Peralta Colleges Foundation for college students enrolled within the Cannabis Certification program at Merritt College. The scholarship goals to offer potential professionals within the authorized trade with a complete portfolio of expertise and enterprise experience.
Peralta Colleges Foundation was established in 1971 to assist tutorial excellence and success all through Alameda County and serves a various inhabitants of over 21,000 college students largely consisting of African American, Hispanic American and Asian American college students. This program will play a big function in creating gainful alternatives for underserved communities to take part within the thriving hashish trade throughout the larger space of Alameda County.
Harborside is dedicated to rectifying the social and racial injustices particular to the hashish trade in its surrounding neighborhood. The Company has pledged to repeatedly work with Peralta Colleges Foundation to develop this scholarship program and contribute the corporate’s personal retail, cultivation and enterprise experience to construct the core curriculum. Future college students that enter this system will achieve intensive information of the hashish provide chain and perceive the monetary aspect of shopper market calls for.
“We at Harborside are elated to be a part of such an important initiative for those young adults in our community deserving of access, encouragement and opportunities to soar,” mentioned Peter Bilodeau, Chairman and interim CEO of Harborside, Inc. “We look forward to supporting Peralta Colleges Foundation in achieving this first milestone and are eager to continue providing more industry resources as this program matures.”
“I look forward to working with Harborside in designing our Cannabis Certification program at Merritt College,” mentioned Dr. David M. Johnson, President of Merritt College. “We believe through certification and skills preparation our students will be well prepared for jobs in the industry.”
Harborside Inc. is among the oldest and most revered hashish retailers in California, working three of the key dispensaries within the San Francisco Bay Area, a dispensary in Palm Springs outfitted with Southern California’s solely hashish drive-thru window, two dispensaries in Oregon and a cultivation facility in Salinas, California. Harborside has performed an instrumental function in making hashish protected and accessible to a broad and numerous neighborhood of California shoppers. Co-founded by Steve DeAngelo and costume wedding ceremony in 2006, Harborside was awarded one of many first six medical hashish licenses granted within the United States. Harborside is presently a publicly listed firm on the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) buying and selling beneath the ticker image “HBOR”. Additional data relating to Harborside is on the market beneath Harborside’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com