Oakland Rising Blog

2015 Values Based Leadership Program

 

The Values Based Leadership Program is a collaborative project between Oakland Rising, the Alameda County Labor Council, and Working Partnerships USA.  It seeks to develop the capacity of grassroots leaders in Oakland and Alameda County to engage in...

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Oakland Needs Oakland Rising


Leadership Transitions - Passing the Torch

Dear Community,

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Wanna help Oakland Rising run the Town? We are hiring!

Oakland Rising is looking to hire an enthusiastic, hard-working person to direct our civic engagement activities in 2015 and beyond. The ideal Field Director candidate will have working knowledge and experience with electoral organizing and a proven commitment to social...

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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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