Cannabis 3.0 must include opportunities + resources for communities of color.
The legal cannabis industry is worth $3 billion in California alone.
This workforce development program funded by the City of Oakland aims to engage those of us harmed by the War on Drugs.
This program will educate, train, and place BIPOC professionals into non-entry level cannabis industry positions! This paid training will take place online and-on-the job, at $20 per hour.
The goal of the program is to bring greater fairness and diversity to the cannabis industry by providing training, financial support, and mentoring for the next generation of cannabis leaders.
The establishment of this workforce program offers a safe and structured pathway to well-paid careers in the cannabis industry.