Oakland Rising Blog

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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Join us Sat, August 27, to register voters.

REGISTER TO VOTE: Protect Oakland Renters, Reform Juvenile Justice, and Tax The Rich

With 77 days until the election is over, Oakland voters have a lot to be excited about on the ballot. Locally, the Town will be looking at strengthening...

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Mobilizing the Progressive Vote for June 7

May 14th marks the first day of campaign season at Oakland Rising. Our focus this primary season will be mobilizing our base to turnout the vote on June 7th and become part...

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Announcing Oakland Rising's New Executive Director

Oakland Rising’s Advisory Board is excited to announce that we have appointed Jessamyn Sabbag as Executive Director. 

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And the winner is....

 

Every year members of the Oakland Progressives Party Co-Host Committee are charged with nominating and voting for Oakland's most progressive organizations, activists and elected officials.  This year, our Co-Hosts' nominations and votes say one thing...

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Community Tickets Available

Next Thursday, Oakland Rising will host the annual Oakland Progressive Party and Townie Awards.  Despite our audacious fundraising goal of $25,000, the most important thing is that everyday Oaklanders are in the house to celebrate,...

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Special Guest Performer - Kev Choice

 

With our Oakland Progressives Party just 18 days away, we are thrilled to announce some awesome news!

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Leadership Transitions - Passing the Torch

Dear Community,

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Oakland Progressive's Party - 2015

The Oakland Progressive Party & Townie Award is just around the corner and we have an audacious goal of raising $25,000!

We can't do it without you! Buy your ticket here today!

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