The Social Equity Council voted on August 1, 2023 to recertify the DIA Map by approving the 2023 recommended disproportionately impacted areas.
The 2023 approved tracts have been published on the Connecticut Open Data Portal.
Social Equity Accelerator Program
Technical business assistance and entrepreneurial support is available through the program to verified social equity applicants to assist in planning to start licensed cannabis businesses and promote regulatory compliance and industry best practices. For inquiries about Connecticut’s Social Equity Program, please email SEC@CT.GOV.
(Note to team: the link on the current version should read Social Equity Accelerator Program, not Oaksterdam)
Programs promote education as the path to equitable ownership.
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MBE DBE Vendor and Contractor List
The Social Equity Council has created the following list of organizations which provide technical assistance, access to capital and supportive services to Connecticut based MBE/DBE. Please contact these organizations for a list/referral to certified businesses that can provide a variety of professional services for cannabis business. Services include, but are not limited to, office supplies, information technology infrastructure, security, construction, general contracting, design, website design, graphic design, accounting, and cleaning services.
Black Business Alliance
Welcome to the Black Business Alliance (bbusinessalliance.org)
Minority Construction Council (MCC)
Minority Construction Council - Advancing the cause of minority contractors (mccforct.org)
The Minority Business Association and Center for Joint Ventures
Minority Business Association And Center For Joint Ventures | Bridgeport CT | Facebook
Spanish American Merchants Association (SAMA)
SAMA – Spanish American Merchants Association: Welcome and Hello (samact.org)