Giving “Green Jobs” a Whole New Meaning
by Nicole Yelich
Aug 08, 2018

The Examiner’s Josh Sabatini lays out the details of Supervisor Safai’s legislation proposed last week to create CityGrow, a city-run program that would train disadvantaged workers for jobs in the cannabis industry.

Modeled after CityBuild, the City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development’s program that trains disadvantaged San Francisco residents for construction jobs, CityGrow goes a step forward by requiring cannabis businesses to hire its graduates.