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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We're Hiring!

 Join our team!

We're hiring 25+ voter outreach positions for our 2016 campaigns.

Check out the full details on our Jobs Page!

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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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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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