ALL INFORMATION SESSIONS POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 20, 2020

The Cannabis Social Equity Program is designed to support equal opportunity in the cannabis industry by making legal cannabis business ownership and employment opportunities more accessible.

  • Must have an annual household income of below 80% LA County Area Median Income limits (AMI).

AND at least one (1) of the following:

  • Have lived in a qualifying census tract in Long Beach for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Is currently receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI) payments.
  • Was arrested or convicted of a cannabis related crime (prior to November 8, 2016) in Long Beach that could have been prosecuted as a misdemeanor or citation under current California Law.