Oakland Rising Blog

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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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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