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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?

5/3 Monday Meals: Just Recovery Budget & Housing

5/3 Monday Meals: Just Recovery Budget & Housing

Oakland Rising's Interim Executive Producer, liz suk, joins Shaketa Redden from Causa Justa and Ken Tang from Asian Pacific Environmental Network to talk about the Oakland City Budget and how we need to prioritize housing....

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4/26 Monday Meals: Reimagining Public Safety

4/26 Monday Meals: Reimagining Public Safety

Oakland Rising's Interim Executive Director, liz suk, had a heartfelt conversation with James Burch, Policy Director of Anti-Police Terror Project about reimagining public safety, the Defund and Refund movement work and the recommendations on the table to refund and...

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Oakland, CA 94612

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