Illinois Senator Castro is an increasingly important player in the Illinois General Assembly. She is a member of the Latino Caucus and is Chairperson of the Senate Revenue Committee. She also serves as Vice-Chairperson of the Veterans Affairs committee and is a member multiple other committees.

She is a second-generation Mexican-American and her roots inform her perspective on cannabis policies and her commitment to making sure Illinois meets the social equity intent of our cannabis adult use legalization law. 

 

In this episode of the Cannabis Community Insider, we dig deep into her roots, advocacy efforts, and plans to commit to social equity.