NOW HIRING: Deputy Director

We’re seeking a skilled organizer and coalition-builder with senior management experience and concrete skills in electoral organizing and policy campaigns

Refund, Restore, Reimagine Oakland

Our survey results to help reimagine public safety are in!

Our Mission

Oakland Rising educates and mobilizes voters in the flatlands to speak up for and take charge of the issues impacting our lives. We are a multilingual, multiracial collaborative with deep roots in East and West Oakland’s…

Our Vision

We envision an Oakland that realizes our shared dreams of health, happiness, safety and opportunity for all. A Town that stands for progress and sustainability, that models what is possible in American cities of the 21st century.

The Collaborative

We connect progressive organizations and activists, community members, leaders, labor and faith-based institutions to Oakland’s progressive political electoral and movement building work.

What’s New?

Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

This May we launched our first field campaign since the beginning of the pandemic. The Healthy Future Program CA is about health equity so that our most impacted communities have the access to and information about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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REAL People’s Launch

REAL People’s Launch

Launching this year, the Revolutionizing our Economy for All Local (REAL) People’s Fund is a community capital fund investing in creating economic and political power for the East Bay’s Black and Brown neighborhoods. Watch the video to learn more.

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570 14th Street, Suite 6
Oakland, CA 94612

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