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Celebrating years of organizing & collaboration

Refund, Restore, Reimagine Oakland

Our survey results to help reimagine public safety are in!

Our Mission

Oakland Rising educates and mobilizes voters in the flatlands to speak up for and take charge of the issues impacting our lives. We are a multilingual, multiracial collaborative with deep roots in East and West Oakland’s…

Our Vision

We envision an Oakland that realizes our shared dreams of health, happiness, safety and opportunity for all. A Town that stands for progress and sustainability, that models what is possible in American cities of the 21st century.

The Collaborative

We connect progressive organizations and activists, community members, leaders, labor and faith-based institutions to Oakland’s progressive political electoral and movement building work.

What’s New?

More Is More!

More Is More!

Right now we need to raise an additional $15,000 by November 16 so we can immediately expand our programs and build power for the coming election year. Will you step up and help us reach our goal?

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San Francisco Chronicle – Oakland Chinatown’s rising violence: Is more police the solution?

San Francisco Chronicle – Oakland Chinatown’s rising violence: Is more police the solution?

The CHP began patrolling Oakland streets Sept. 12. That’s in addition to the increased police presence in Chinatown….But Oakland resident and community organizer Liz Suk says that presence sends the wrong message about the community’s needs because it “centers the criminal justice system as a legitimate one. And it is not legitimate because it is a system that targets certain people, particularly black and brown folks, communities of color and immigrant folks as criminal.”

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