Empress Modupe Olufunmi Jacobs Day 2

Empress Modupe Olufunmi Jacobs Day 2


February 4, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Neil Blaisdell Center
777 Ward Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96814

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Empress Modupe Olufunmi Jacobs – Founder of Balm of Gilead/
A Lifelong Activist, Educator & Learner
Feb 3 – Room 1: 2 PM – Reparatory & Restorative Justice in Hawai’i’s Legal Cannabis Industry
Feb 4 -Room 2: 1 PM – Reparatory & Restorative Justice in Hawai’i’s Legal Cannabis Industry

Empress Modupe Olufunmi-Jacobs is a Master Teacher and Certified Cannabis Health & Wellness Coach. She has a Master’s degree in Education, from the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, New York. A Bachelor’s in History, one in Africana Studies, from Brook|yn College, City University of New York. Recently completed at Saint Louis University a Professional Certification Cannabis Science and Operations program. Serves her community as A Certified Cannabis Health and Wellness Coach and Educator.
Empress has advocated for over 40 years to decriminalize and legalize Cannabis globally. As well as to reform criminal justice laws adversely impacting BIPOC peoples’ entry in the legal “Cannabis Industry”. She founded Balm of Gilead’s mission in the RASTAFARI principles and spiritual traditions of her indigenous African Avisian AnkCestars.
She is committed to serving BIPOC communities that have been adversely impacted by the “war on drugs” locally and abroad. Empress provides Cannabis literacy through activism, advocacy, education, health and wellness coaching. She has seen the power of transformation in her own life in caring for her mind, body, and spirit with diet, exercise, with Cannabis and plant medicine. She is passionate about helping others do the same