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.
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.
Our Executive Director, liz suk, spoke with Sonya Karabel, Researcher & Cynthia Morfin, Oakland Organizer from East Bay Alliance for Sustainable Economy (EBASE) to talk about the specific demands from the Refund Coalition’s People’s Just Recovery Budget for Worker...
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.
“In the Bay Area, several Asians died as a result of police violence, and Asians are also victims (police violence).” She emphasized that the interests of ethnic minorities are closely related, and all ethnic minorities should work together to oppose police violence.”
The Artists in Action virtual town hall on May 25 invites participants to bring their ideas and voices, and join a slate of artists and activists advocating for racial and economic justice.
“With the Mayor releasing her budget a week late and making broad claims about this being a “just recovery” budget it feels like she’s using the Budget Bureau’s inability to roll out the tool properly to cover for her pro-police budget,” said liz suk.
Oakland, CA 94612
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