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Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

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7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

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7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

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Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Justice Teams Network Executive Director and Anti Police-Terror Project Co-founder, Cat Brooks, joined me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial to cut the lies and fear being peddled about defunding the police. If you enjoyed this video, please consider donating at...

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BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

Last Thursday in a landslide win, City Council voted 6 – 2 to approve City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ proposed budget amendments which include reallocating $18M to fund violence prevention rather than the mayor’s proposed two additional police academies.

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Special Primary Election: Vote by June 29th!

Special Primary Election: Vote by June 29th!

Funding and community safety decisions happen at all levels of government including statewide. Residents in Assembly District 18 - portions of Oakland, San Leandro and Alameda - will vote on who replaces Asm. Rob Bonta (recently appointed to Attorney...

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6/14 Monday Meals: Real People’s “Just Recovery” Budget

6/14 Monday Meals: Real People’s “Just Recovery” Budget

Today, City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas joined Oakland Rising's Executive Director, liz suk, to talk about her just-released proposed amendments to the Mayor’s budget proposal. Learn about the proposed budget, what got us here, and how you can get involved....

read more
Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

Canvassing to Slow the COVID Spread

…our crew of paid 10 outreach workers knocked on over 13,500 doors, holding conversations with 5,489 community members about the importance of getting vaccinated.

read more
7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

7/12 Monday Meals: Howard Terminal

Today, Alvina Wong from Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Liana Molina from Easy Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) joined us to talk about the Community Benefits Agreements with Howard Terminal and the A’s stadium. We’ll be off for a few...

read more
7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

7/6 Tuesday Lunch Special: Art for the People

We could have chopped it up for hours! This one went a little long, but thank you Cultural Affairs Commissioners Kev Choice and Michele Mush Lee for joining me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial as part of our #MondayMeals series. We talked about how Oakland’s arts and...

read more
Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Tuesday Lunch Special: Just Recovery Budget with Cat Brooks

Justice Teams Network Executive Director and Anti Police-Terror Project Co-founder, Cat Brooks, joined me today for #TuesdayLunchSpecial to cut the lies and fear being peddled about defunding the police. If you enjoyed this video, please consider donating at...

read more
BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

BUDGET WIN! Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

Last Thursday in a landslide win, City Council voted 6 – 2 to approve City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas’ proposed budget amendments which include reallocating $18M to fund violence prevention rather than the mayor’s proposed two additional police academies.

read more
Special Primary Election: Vote by June 29th!

Special Primary Election: Vote by June 29th!

Funding and community safety decisions happen at all levels of government including statewide. Residents in Assembly District 18 - portions of Oakland, San Leandro and Alameda - will vote on who replaces Asm. Rob Bonta (recently appointed to Attorney...

read more
6/14 Monday Meals: Real People’s “Just Recovery” Budget

6/14 Monday Meals: Real People’s “Just Recovery” Budget

Today, City Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas joined Oakland Rising's Executive Director, liz suk, to talk about her just-released proposed amendments to the Mayor’s budget proposal. Learn about the proposed budget, what got us here, and how you can get involved....

read more

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