Press Release, July 10 2022

The Emerald New Deal (END) is a community-based, grassroots initiative that seeks to reallocate the existing cannabis tax revenue from the city’s general fund into a newly established Emerald New Deal Fund to support the individuals, families, and neighborhoods that have suffered the most under the War on Drugs. 

We are seeking a City Council vote to place END on the November 2022 ballot. 

Oakland City Council is deciding whether or not to place it on the ballot on July 5. Click the TAKE ACTION button above to email your Councilmembers and urge them to put this on the ballot for voters to decide!

Questions? Concerns? Want to volunteer? Contact campaign organizers gamila@emeraldnewdeal.org & charles@emeraldnewdeal.org

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