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Leadership Transitions - Passing the Torch

Dear Community,

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Wanna help Oakland Rising run the Town? We are hiring!

Oakland Rising is looking to hire an enthusiastic, hard-working person to direct our civic engagement activities in 2015 and beyond. The ideal Field Director candidate will have working knowledge and experience with electoral organizing and a proven commitment to social...

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Find Your Polling Place!

Despite the statewide narrative that voter turnout is expected to be lower then ever - the low-income, immigrant, and voters of color that Oakland Rising has been talking to are planning to vote on Tuesday, November 4th – Oakland’s voice will be heard!

Make sure you know where to vote, find your polling place...

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Oakland Rising Educational Voter Guide - Fall 2014

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Oakland voters will show up to the polls and receive a ballot with candidate races, statewide propositions, and local ballot measures. Voters should expect a long ballot, but there is...

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Oakland Rising 2014 Voter Guide

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Oakland voters will receive a ballot with candidate races, statewide propositions, and local ballot measures. Voters should expect a long ballot, but there is no need to wonder what...

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You Got Down With OPP!

Last Wednesday, we shared a special night at the Oakland Progressives Party as community leaders, elected officials, and overall progressive enthusiasts got together to celebrate what's making...

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Solutions for Oakland: Vision, Issues and Policy Platform (2014)


The Oakland Progressives Party is just around the corner!

With just 6 days until The Oakland Progressives Party & Townie Awards, we are well on our way to raising the $10,000 fundraising goal that we need to power our voter outreach and civic engagement campaigns this year!

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And the winner is....

 

Every year members of the Oakland Progressives Party Co-Host Committee are charged with nominating and voting for Oakland's most progressive organizations, activists and elected officials.  This year, our Co-Hosts' nominations and votes say one thing...

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