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Defund OPD Townhall

Defund OPD Townhall

“All budgets are reflections of our city’s values and what our city prioritizes in giving our money to. It’s really about showing what we care about.” Thank you to everyone who came out to last night’s Defund OPD Townhall! We had over 350 people join us as we went...

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Advocacy Group Makes Grants To Mobilize Voters

Advocacy Group Makes Grants To Mobilize Voters

A racial justice advocacy group announced this week that it is making available $265,000 in grants to support six racial justice organizations to mobilize voters to get to the polls in Alameda County. Akonadi Foundation President Lateefah Simon, who also serves on the...

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Poll: A’s Should Invest in Coliseum Site

Poll: A’s Should Invest in Coliseum Site

Ball Park Digest by Zach Spedden on November 18, 2017 in Major-League Baseball, News Over 80% of respondents to a new poll favor the Oakland A’s remaining at the current Coliseum site, instead of building a new ballpark at the team’s preferred location near Laney...

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KTVU Interview with Oakland Rising Director Jessamyn Sabbag

KTVU Interview with Oakland Rising Director Jessamyn Sabbag

Oakland Rising Director Jessamy Sabbag appeared on KTVU news this week to talk about the proposed A's new stadium. [Watch the segment] When asked about the proposed location and the reasons for pushback, Sabbag commented "first and foremost, we're talking about one of...

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Community canvassers spread democracy from the streets

Community canvassers spread democracy from the streets

East Bay Times By Howard Dyckoff, Oakland Voices, Tom Webb, Oakland Voices and Bill Joyce, Oakland Voices OAKLAND — This election season, community-based organizations are getting out the vote on a number of local and statewide initiatives with tactics ranging from...

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What’s At Stake In The 2014 Oakland Mayoral Race

KQED News By Cy Musiker On Nov. 4, Oakland voters will be ranking their top three choices from among 15 candidates running for mayor. As part of our Election Watch 2014 coverage, we’re previewing issues on the minds of voters — among them crime, gentrification and the...

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Oakland City Council adopts redistricting map 26

SF Gate By: Becca Andrews In a quick four-minute window in between several other hot-button issues, Map 26 was chosen in the first public hearing for Oakland’s redistricting at last night’s City Council meeting. Map 26, which was submitted by Councilmember Lynette...

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Oakland Rising Partners to Educate Community on Health Care

The Mercury News By Tracy Seipel When she answered her front door the other day, East Oakland resident Cynthia Williams, who's been unemployed and without medical insurance for nine years, was greeted by a bubbly 25-year-old woman wondering if she'd heard about the...

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Drawing the Lines – Redistricting Update

Oakland Local More than 70 Oakland residents came together on September 18th at Hub Oakland to share their vision for Oakland and ideas about new district boundaries for City Council and School Board. The event was hosted by the Oakland Votes coalition, of...

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Oakland’s Redistricting Matters

Oakland Local By Lanese Martin Oakland Rising This fall, Oaklanders may not be heading to the polls to vote, but the City Council will be making an important decision that will impact our future elections. This fall marks three years since the 2010 Census, and based...

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Defund OPD Townhall

Defund OPD Townhall

“All budgets are reflections of our city’s values and what our city prioritizes in giving our money to. It’s really about showing what we care about.” Thank you to everyone who came out to last night’s Defund OPD Townhall! We had over 350 people join us as we went...

read more
Advocacy Group Makes Grants To Mobilize Voters

Advocacy Group Makes Grants To Mobilize Voters

A racial justice advocacy group announced this week that it is making available $265,000 in grants to support six racial justice organizations to mobilize voters to get to the polls in Alameda County. Akonadi Foundation President Lateefah Simon, who also serves on the...

read more
Poll: A’s Should Invest in Coliseum Site

Poll: A’s Should Invest in Coliseum Site

Ball Park Digest by Zach Spedden on November 18, 2017 in Major-League Baseball, News Over 80% of respondents to a new poll favor the Oakland A’s remaining at the current Coliseum site, instead of building a new ballpark at the team’s preferred location near Laney...

read more
KTVU Interview with Oakland Rising Director Jessamyn Sabbag

KTVU Interview with Oakland Rising Director Jessamyn Sabbag

Oakland Rising Director Jessamy Sabbag appeared on KTVU news this week to talk about the proposed A's new stadium. [Watch the segment] When asked about the proposed location and the reasons for pushback, Sabbag commented "first and foremost, we're talking about one of...

read more
Community canvassers spread democracy from the streets

Community canvassers spread democracy from the streets

East Bay Times By Howard Dyckoff, Oakland Voices, Tom Webb, Oakland Voices and Bill Joyce, Oakland Voices OAKLAND — This election season, community-based organizations are getting out the vote on a number of local and statewide initiatives with tactics ranging from...

read more

What’s At Stake In The 2014 Oakland Mayoral Race

KQED News By Cy Musiker On Nov. 4, Oakland voters will be ranking their top three choices from among 15 candidates running for mayor. As part of our Election Watch 2014 coverage, we’re previewing issues on the minds of voters — among them crime, gentrification and the...

read more

Oakland City Council adopts redistricting map 26

SF Gate By: Becca Andrews In a quick four-minute window in between several other hot-button issues, Map 26 was chosen in the first public hearing for Oakland’s redistricting at last night’s City Council meeting. Map 26, which was submitted by Councilmember Lynette...

read more

Oakland Rising Partners to Educate Community on Health Care

The Mercury News By Tracy Seipel When she answered her front door the other day, East Oakland resident Cynthia Williams, who's been unemployed and without medical insurance for nine years, was greeted by a bubbly 25-year-old woman wondering if she'd heard about the...

read more

Drawing the Lines – Redistricting Update

Oakland Local More than 70 Oakland residents came together on September 18th at Hub Oakland to share their vision for Oakland and ideas about new district boundaries for City Council and School Board. The event was hosted by the Oakland Votes coalition, of...

read more

Oakland’s Redistricting Matters

Oakland Local By Lanese Martin Oakland Rising This fall, Oaklanders may not be heading to the polls to vote, but the City Council will be making an important decision that will impact our future elections. This fall marks three years since the 2010 Census, and based...

read more

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