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.
You can help inform the upcoming 2021-23 City budget process by sharing your thoughts and opinions on public safety. We invite Black, Indigenous, People of Color living in the East and West flatlands of Oakland to complete the survey. Please also spread the word by...
It’s time to shift misguided conceptions of public safety – from one of fear to one of abundance – where WE voice where WE want OUR money reinvested in – OUR communities and the continued funding of programs and resources we truly need to get us through this pandemic. You can help us reimagine what public safety looks like in our communities. Sign up to volunteer on our Defund the Police Text Campaign.
Please join us in welcoming liz suk into her new role as our Interim Executive Director. liz joined the Oakland Rising team in 2018 first overseeing our leadership development program, and most recently as Political Director for the past year. For over 25...
Moving from Imagining to Action: Progressive Organizations, Elected Officials, and Labor Come Together To Bring 24/7 Mental Health Support Services To Oakland
(Oakland) - Thursday, Feb 25, Oakland--A coalition of Oakland progressive community organizations, labor groups, and elected officials are united in a demand to bring the Mobile Assistance Community Responders Of Oakland (MACRO) program in-house as an official city...
OAKLAND NEWS NOW: The Defund Oakland Police Coalition Report On Reimagining Public Safety In Oakland
Oakland – Today the Defund Oakland Police Coalition released a comprehensive report in response to the draft recommendations issued by Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (RPSTF). At a press event today experts involved with the recommendation...
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