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Hiring 40 Voter Outreach Workers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Voter Outreach Worker
We are currently seeking to fill positions on our paid outreach team.  Voter outreach workers will be responsible for contacting thousands of Oakland residents by phone and door-to-door contact.
 

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Is Oakland ready for a Redistricting Commission?

For the last few months, Oakland Rising has been working diligently with Urban Strategies Council, The League of Women Voters Oakland, Judy Cox, and Councilmembers Libby Schaaf and Dan Kalb to craft a potential ballot measure that would take the redistricting commission process out of the hands of elected officials and into the hands of Oakland...

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Health care law's ground game: Armies of paid workers, volunteers fan out throughout state

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 new health care law.

Williams said she had, but didn't know how it would...

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