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Lead East Bay

What does it take to have public leaders who are accountable and responsive to the East Bay's most impacted communities? We believe that it requires recruiting, training and supporting leaders from our working class communities of color. To advance a much more aggressive agenda for progressive change, we need the help of leaders who apply social justice values to addressing issues ranging from affordable housing and land use to criminal justice, and who are accountable to other grassroots leaders in their communities.

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Bring racial & economic justice to our communities this Fall!

Working together, everyday residents of Oakland's flatlands have the power to change the way our city is run.

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Oakland Rising’s Family Is Growing!

We're excited to share that Jessamyn Sabbag, our Executive Director, will be welcoming a little one late spring/early summer. A 3-day retreat with our collaborative partners and...

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What's Next for Our Schools

The fight now moves beyond the teacher strikes that have happened across the state and to the ballot. It’s time to address what is at the root of this problem - chronic lack of funding. The Schools & Communities First Act - a proposition on the November 2020 ballot - will generate $11 billion dollars annually for...

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The Fight for School Resources Continues!

Last week, courageous Oakland teachers struck for living wages, smaller class sizes, more support services for our students, and a stoppage of school closures. This came on the heels of LA teachers who...

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