2017 Oakland Progressives Party + Townie Awards

Oakland Progressives Party + Townie Awards is the premier summer event for movement builders and change-makers. Every year, Oakland’s activists, social justice leaders, and progressive public officials come together to reflect upon and celebrate the work of Oakland Rising, Oakland Rising Action and our community at our annual fundraiser.

Enjoy the smooth beats of DJ Tim Diesel, delicious food and drinks, and plenty of warm community, all within the sculpture gardens of the Oakland Museum of California. This year FREE childcare will be provided, please RSVP to pacita@oaklandrising.org for childcare needs.

HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT?

Buy tickets (goo.gl/RRCXLx) and come to the party! If you would like to purchase tickets from Oakland Rising Action (and support their cause) you can buy tickets here: https://goo.gl/BqtXkL

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Become an event sponsor, have your organization represented on promotional and event materials, and attend the event of the year! Contact Beth at beth@oaklandrising.org for more info.

Wheelchair accessible.

Volunteer with Us for Commercial Property Tax Reform!

We are looking for volunteers for our upcoming Make it Fair campaign! We will be talking to voters on the phone, on the doors, and through text about Commercial Property Tax Reform. Corporations currently benefit from a loophole in Prop 13 that allows them to make billions of dollars off of tax cuts, this is money that can be used to pay for our schools, health clinics, and other local services. Join us to make sure that corporations pay their fair share of property tax.

Please email Tracey@oaklandrising.org to sign up to volunteer.

 

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A New Plan For Oakland’s Planning Commission -- Action Needed

We are now one step closer to securing the critical reappointment of Jahmese Myres, which would guarantee that community voice will continue to have a strong seat on the Planning Commission as she advocates for more affordable housing and public land that serves the public good. But we haven't won yet....

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Volunteer with Us for Commercial Property Tax Reform!

Corporations currently benefit from a loophole in Prop 13 that allows them to make billions of dollars off of tax cuts. This is lost revenue that could be used to fund our schools, health clinics, and other local services.

Read more »

Community Voice Needed on Our Planning Commission

Want more affordable housing? Public land that serves the public good? It’s crucial that the Mayor and City Council HEAR FROM YOU NOW! Find out how to take action.

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