California voters have the opportunity to bring in an extra $12 billion in annual revenue for schools, community programs, and city services to this upcoming November election.
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…
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.
We connect progressive organizations and activists, community members, leaders, labor and faith-based institutions to Oakland’s progressive political electoral and movement building work.
While Election Day has passed, our work continues. Today, we will gather with thousands of people in downtown Oakland to raise the message to Count Every Vote, Protect Democracy, and to celebrate the unprecedented participation in our elections. More people voted than...
Join Tracey Corder and Calvin Williams as they emcee Oakland Rising’s virtual OAKLAND PROGRESSIVES PARTY with musical performance from Kev Choice. Hear from: - adrienne maree brown, - Cat Brooks, - Lateefah Simon, - Councilmember Nikki Bas, - Jahmese Myres, -...
Are you or someone you know ready to lead an organization that: 1) Makes immediate direct impacts towards racial and economic justice;2) Builds the power of the people over the long term; and 3) Synergizes like-minded organizations to be greater together...
November 14, 2020 at 8:52 pm OAKLAND, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Poll workers at a voting site in Oakland incorrectly told up to 200 people that their paper ballot was only a receipt and that it could be taken home, leading to the votes not being counted, a coalition of...
Community Survey Finds Overwhelming Support Across Oakland for Defunding OPD and Investing in Housing, Mental Health Services
SURVEY CONDUCTED BY #DEFUNDTHEPOLICE COALITION FINDS STRONG SUPPORT FOR COUNCILMEMBER BAS’S PROPOSAL TO REALLOCATE ANOTHER $11.4M FROM OPD’S BUDGET THIS YEAR AND FORM A TASK FORCE OF IMPACTED COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO PLAN NEXT YEAR’S $150 MILLION CUT TO THE DEPARTMENT...
“All budgets are reflections of our city’s values and what our city prioritizes in giving our money to. It’s really about showing what we care about.” Thank you to everyone who came out to last night’s Defund OPD Townhall! We had over 350 people join us as we went...
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