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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....

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Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

This May we launched our first field campaign since the beginning of the pandemic. The Healthy Future Program CA is about health equity so that our most impacted communities have the access to and information about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

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REAL People’s Launch

REAL People’s Launch

Launching this year, the Revolutionizing our Economy for All Local (REAL) People’s Fund is a community capital fund investing in creating economic and political power for the East Bay’s Black and Brown neighborhoods. Watch the video to learn more.

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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...

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
Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

Door Knocking for a Healthy Future

This May we launched our first field campaign since the beginning of the pandemic. The Healthy Future Program CA is about health equity so that our most impacted communities have the access to and information about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

read more
REAL People’s Launch

REAL People’s Launch

Launching this year, the Revolutionizing our Economy for All Local (REAL) People’s Fund is a community capital fund investing in creating economic and political power for the East Bay’s Black and Brown neighborhoods. Watch the video to learn more.

read more

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