Now Hiring: Communications Director

Oakland Rising is looking for someone who will bring to the Communications Director role a personal understanding of Oakland politics and relationships with key stakeholders in Oakland and throughout Alameda County.

Know Your District Attorney!

Check out our zine to learn more about the role and the power of the Alameda County District Attorney! 

Now Hiring: Executive Director

Oakland Rising seeks an Executive Director with a proven track record of winning elections, ballot measures, and leading organizing and policy campaigns to advance progressive political power in Oakland.

What is a recall?

A recall is an election process that removes elected officials from their positions before they complete their term. It is not like other democratic procedures because it does not require the support of the majority of voters. It also results in an additional or “special” election to take place.

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?

03.04.24 Monday Meals: GOTV

03.04.24 Monday Meals: GOTV

“An informed voter is an important voter. It’s not enough to just say “I’m gonna vote.” – what does it mean to actually be informed on key issues and policies?” – Saabir Lockett, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy

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02.26.24 Monday Meals: We Are California

02.26.24 Monday Meals: We Are California

“If we believe in the Oakland that everyone describes, that everyone says “I miss that old Oakland” – well that old Oakland took care of each other. We have to get back to those values, we have to bring back the importance of violence prevention as a care strategy.” -Pecolia Manigo

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Building Local Power!

Building Local Power!

Get ready to come to your door and answer your phone! With the Primary less than a month away, we are running a winter Civic Engagement Program to reach voters on the most pressing issues impacting our communities this year. Our mission is clear – to ensure that every resident of Oakland and Alameda County has access to affordable housing, quality education, and essential city services.

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Press

Davisvanguard.org: Community Advocates Stand in Solidarity with District Attorney Pamela Price’s Decision Not to Charge Children as Adults

Davisvanguard.org: Community Advocates Stand in Solidarity with District Attorney Pamela Price’s Decision Not to Charge Children as Adults

“We are standing here today because we believe in the rehabilitation of young folks. We are standing here today because we believe it is important to continue to urge our district attorney to fulfill her commitment, to fulfill her campaign promise to try juveniles in juvenile court and to end the overcriminalization of our young folks.”

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THE ALAMEDA COUNTY DA ACCOUNTABILITY TABLE SUPPORTS DA PAMELA PRICE’S DECISION NOT TO PURSUE ADULT PROSECUTION IN CASE INVOLVING A JUVENILE

THE ALAMEDA COUNTY DA ACCOUNTABILITY TABLE SUPPORTS DA PAMELA PRICE’S DECISION NOT TO PURSUE ADULT PROSECUTION IN CASE INVOLVING A JUVENILE

Oakland, CA – The Alameda County District Attorney Accountability Table (ACDAAT) grieves with the family of Jazy and Angel Sotelo Garcia and expresses our deepest sympathies for the untimely death of these beloved brothers. This case is one that has shaken our community, and our coalition’s mission will always be to prevent trauma associated with breaches of public safety.

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Oakland, CA 94612

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