Oakland Rising in the News

Oakland Rising's Poll Finds Overwhelming Support to Keep A's in East Oakland

The 2,526 Oakland voters were asked, “should the A’s stay at the Coliseum and invest in East Oakland?” 82 percent favored the A’s staying at the Coliseum.... “This poll is a true reflection of what Oakland communities want” -- Oakland Rising Executive Director Jessamyn Sabbag.

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'Lightning Rod' Developer Removed from Conference Panel Following Concerns from Oakland Mayor and Tenant Activists

 "They’re co-opting with our name with an agenda of everything we stand against," said Jessamyn Sabbag, executive director of Oakland Rising. "When they talk about Oakland rising, they’re talking about rising profits. We’re talking about working class communities of color trying to defend Oakland against...

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Voter Guide 2016: Making Sense of It All With A Panel of Local Leaders

Hear Kimi Lee from our regional partner Bay Rising break down the ballot Props on Hard Knock Radio:
Part 1: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=245661
Part 2: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=245662

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