June 2017

Training the Next Generation of Progressive Leaders

To build a more socially just Bay Area, we recruited this amazing cohort of leaders from base-building organizations across Alameda County to our new leadership development program. By recruiting from the base, we are lifting up leaders into appointed and elected roles who have ties to a community to which they are accountable. Read more »

Speak Out for Affordable Housing TODAY!

Oakland's budget is a moral document and an expression of the core values of our city. Tomorrow our City Council will finalize the 2017-19 budget, so NOW is the time to take action and let them know we expect better. Read more »

And The 2017 Townie Awards Go to...

We’re thrilled to honor several people and organizations who embody bold, innovative, values-based transformational leadership with our Townie Awards. We hope you can help us celebrate all of the positive impacts that our honorees and all racial, economic and environmental justice activists, organizations and other leaders in our community continue to make! Read more »

Results Are In! Community Investment is What Oaklanders Want

With the current national political climate, voters in Oakland and beyond are taking pride in advancing local policy that pushes back against the national right-wing agenda.They also sent a clear message to the Mayor and City Councilmembers for their support of a community-first budget and policy that prioritizes people over profit-driven development. Read more »

A Major Investment in Oakland Rising’s Future

It is with excitement and gratitude that we announce a package of projects to deepen the effectiveness of civic engagement across the Oakland Rising collaborative and to expand financial support from individuals through the generous support of The San Francisco Foundation. We extend a sincere thank you to TSFF for its investment in bringing these bold new ideas to life. Read more »


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