November initiative that would bring billions to California schools and communities is an easy decision

May 13, 2020

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“Even before the crisis, Oakland, like many cities across the state, struggled with limited revenue and tight budgets to address critical needs like affordable housing and homeless services. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated those challenges.

That’s why, now more than ever, we need the Schools & Communities First initiative – the most consequential policy measure for California’s cities, counties, school districts and small businesses.

If passed by California voters in November, this initiative would bring $12 billion every year to our local communities and schools throughout the state.”

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