Oakland Rising Blog

Find Your Polling Place!

Despite the statewide narrative that voter turnout is expected to be lower then ever - the low-income, immigrant, and voters of color that Oakland Rising has been talking to are planning to vote on Tuesday, November 4th – Oakland’s voice will be heard!

Make sure you know where to vote, find your polling place...

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Oakland Rising Educational Voter Guide - Fall 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Oakland voters will show up to the polls and receive a ballot with candidate races, statewide propositions, and local ballot measures. Voters should expect a long ballot, but there is...

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Oakland Rising 2014 Voter Guide

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Oakland voters will receive a ballot with candidate races, statewide propositions, and local ballot measures. Voters should expect a long ballot, but there is no need to wonder what...

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You Got Down With OPP!

Last Wednesday, we shared a special night at the Oakland Progressives Party as community leaders, elected officials, and overall progressive enthusiasts got together to celebrate what's making...

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Solutions for Oakland: Vision, Issues and Policy Platform (2014)


The Oakland Progressives Party is just around the corner!

With just 6 days until The Oakland Progressives Party & Townie Awards, we are well on our way to raising the $10,000 fundraising goal that we need to power our voter outreach and civic engagement campaigns this year!

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Announcing Our Biggest Campaign

This November Oakland Rising is striving to make major progress on huge issues impacting our daily lives – from protecting renters to funding our schools to reforming the broken...

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We're Hiring! Come to our Hiring Event - Tuesday, September 27th

 JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

VOTER OUTREACH WORKER
POSITION SUMMARY
We are currently seeking to fill positions on our paid outreach team. Voter outreach workers will be responsible for contacting thousands of Oakland residents by phone and door-to-door contact.

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Celebrating Farm Workers This Labor Day

This Monday we honor American workers by celebrating Labor Day. We at Oakland Rising have beenwatching with anticipation the outcome of Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez' bill to...

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Progress on Advancing Racial Equity in Oakland

In mid-August Race Forward convened racial justice leaders from across Oakland for an event called Advancing Racial Equity in Oakland....

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