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?

Register Now for 2020 Oakland Progressives Party

Register Now for 2020 Oakland Progressives Party

We’re so excited to have Tracey Corder and Calvin Williams as co-emcees of Oakland Rising Action/Oakland Rising’s annual Oakland Progressives Party. Hear from: - adrienne maree brown, - Cat Brooks, - Lateefah Simon, - Councilmember Nikki Bas, - Jahmese Myres, -...

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Seeking our next bold leader

Seeking our next bold leader

These unprecedented times call for us all to come together to build a collective vision for a progressive Oakland. We’re quickly approaching the new year which means new phases of leadership - nationally and locally - and that includes at Oakland Rising.As we prepare...

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Are you the next leader?

Are you the next leader?

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 than...

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Defund OPD Townhall

Defund OPD Townhall

“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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570 14th Street, Suite 6
Oakland, CA 94612

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