At House of Wise, we stand for fairness, equality, and empowerment of women who want to take control of their lives. That’s why we’re a proud partner of Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit organization fighting criminal injustice and reimagining drug policy specifically on cannabis-related incarceration.
Imagine if making a profit from a cannabis business landed you in jail for years. That’s why over 40,000 people in the U.S. are incarcerated — for something others are successfully building in public.
We know it’s not fair. Our House wants to feature resilient women who faced cannabis criminalization and came out stronger for it. So, we asked real women from LPP’s community to share what it’s like to come out on the other side of a cannabis-related prison sentence. Here is Evelyn’s story.