December 2015

Announcing Oakland Rising's New Executive Director

Oakland Rising’s Advisory Board is excited to announce that we have appointed Jessamyn Sabbag as Executive Director.  Read more »

2015 Values Based Leadership Program


The Values Based Leadership Program is a collaborative project between Oakland Rising, the Alameda County Labor Council, and Working Partnerships USA.  It seeks to develop the capacity of grassroots leaders in Oakland and Alameda County to engage in collective, accountable and deeply rooted leadership, to drive values-based change towards greater racial and economic justice.  We concluded our second program in October 2015, graduating a cohort of 26 leaders over the last two years. Read more »


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