December 2019

Reflections from 2019: A Letter from Our Executive Director

I am bringing a bunch of lessons from the early days and weeks of motherhood back with me to Oakland Rising, and I’m delighted by how much this journey has informed my work as well as my personal life. Amongst the top lessons I’m bringing are: Read more »

Deep East Wants to Be Counted!

The results are in: After talking to nearly 6,000 residents in the flatlands of Deep East Oakland, 93% committed to filling out the 2020 Census!

Our team of 16 outreach workers had 1-on-1 conversations primarily with Black residents this fall to ensure they know how their filling out the Census is crucial to securing: Read more »


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