Despite the conflicts, MRCC stands firm on the issues they have raised. They are developing a toolkit to help other businesses and organizations in Massachusetts unite around these and similar issues. They plan to use boycotts and organized action to highlight conflicts like these in their local industry.
“MRCC can’t do this by ourselves,” Jefferson said in an exclusive interview. “Other individuals and small businesses must fight for what’s right including equity, workers’ rights and mitigating harms in communities affected by the war on drugs.”