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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.

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9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

9/13/21 Monday Meals: Save Head Start

Clarissa Doutherd from Parent Voices Oakland joined OR’s Executive Director, liz suk to talk about what’s been going down in Oakland to #SaveHeadStart and continued support of offering Head Start public childcare so families can thrive....

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Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

Vote this Recall Election! 9/14

You have the power to decide the future direction of our state on September 14, 2021. Californians will vote on whether or not to recall Governor Gavin Newsom. It’s important for the results of the election to reflect ALL of our communities.  Act now to make sure...

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8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

8/30/21 Monday Meals: Back To School-Covid Special

Today, Mike Hutchinson, OUSD D5 Board Member and organizer from the Oakland Public Education Network, joined OR's Executive Director, liz suk, to talk about the ways you can get involved with how OUSD and the School Board have responded to the return to in person...

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94.1 KPFA: Reducing funding for policing that is racist and unjust

94.1 KPFA: Reducing funding for policing that is racist and unjust

Last Thursday, June 24, the Oakland City Council took a major budget vote to reduce the size of a planned increase in police spending and divert resources to non-cop emergency response alternatives, after a year of fierce organizing and public outcry for reducing funding for policing that is racist and unjust.

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