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2019 Values, Issues, & Policy Platform

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We're Hiring Outreach Workers for Winter 2020 - Apply Now!

We're looking for people to join our exciting campaign advancing economic, racial and environmental justice in East & West Oakland. Our team of social justice advocates will educate and mobilize residents around the 2020 Census and the March Primary Election. JOIN OUR TEAM!

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Recognizing Parent Leadership

Field Fundraising Team Member and Activist Super Mom Vernetta Woods received an award from Bay Area PLAN. With two children who have been in Oakland public schools, PLAN recognized Vernetta’s tireless advocating within OUSD in support of both teachers and students. “It’s not just my job – it’s my life,” is...

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Reflections from 2019: A Letter from Our Executive Director

I am bringing a bunch of lessons from the early days and weeks of motherhood back with me to Oakland Rising, and I’m delighted by how much this journey has informed my work as well as my personal life. Amongst the top lessons I’m bringing are:

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