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1/10/22 Monday Meals: 2021 Review & 2022 What’s Ahead

1/10/22 Monday Meals: 2021 Review & 2022 What’s Ahead

Meet amazing Oakland Rising staff - Jon Bean, Deputy Director; LJ Butler, IVE Manager; and Nora Smith, Volunteer Coordinator/Admin Assistant. They check in with liz suk about how they nourish themselves, discuss 2021 highlights and what to look forward to in 2022....

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12.13.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting – Finalizing Maps

12.13.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting – Finalizing Maps

liz suk spoke with Charisma Acey, Founder and Principal at Outreach by Design, LLC and Elena Serrano, Founding member of Eastside Arts Alliance about redistricting in Oakland. Both have been deeply involved in the process, and answered questions before the Independent...

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What We Accomplished Together in 2021

What We Accomplished Together in 2021

Your support of Oakland Rising helped us to advance community-led solutions, strengthen Oakland’s racial, economic and environmental justice movement building work, and build the political power of working-class, immigrant, and BIPOC communities.

read more
11.06.21 Monday Meals: Town Cannabiz

11.06.21 Monday Meals: Town Cannabiz

Hear from Chaney Turner, Chair of the Oakland Cannabis Commission, founder of Townbiz Oakland and Beyond Equity who joined liz suk to talk about Oakland's cannabis industry and the impacts of recent robberies, and what you can do to support. We learned so much and you...

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11.22.21 Monday Meals: Kaiser Strikes

11.22.21 Monday Meals: Kaiser Strikes

Jessica Dominguez from National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and Keith Brown from Alameda Labor Council and Oakland Education Association joined liz suk today to talk about the contract negotiations and strikes currently happening at Kaiser Permanent....

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11.08.21 Monday Meals: We Are California

11.08.21 Monday Meals: We Are California

Victor Suarez from California Calls and liz suk discuss the We Are California political power building project. Learn how we’re building power locally and across the state so that we can win bigger in 2022 and beyond. If you believe that returning to the way things...

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Remembering Supervisor Wilma Chan

Remembering Supervisor Wilma Chan

Our community experienced a tragic loss yesterday as Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan was fatally injured. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family. The loss is reverberating throughout the community as her leadership and commitment to environmental health,...

read more
11.1.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting

11.1.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting

Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer from Kapor Center and Chair of the Oakland Redistricting Commission, and liz suk hold a conversation about redistricting in Oakland, why it’s important and ways for you to get involved....

read more
1/10/22 Monday Meals: 2021 Review & 2022 What’s Ahead

1/10/22 Monday Meals: 2021 Review & 2022 What’s Ahead

Meet amazing Oakland Rising staff - Jon Bean, Deputy Director; LJ Butler, IVE Manager; and Nora Smith, Volunteer Coordinator/Admin Assistant. They check in with liz suk about how they nourish themselves, discuss 2021 highlights and what to look forward to in 2022....

read more
12.13.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting – Finalizing Maps

12.13.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting – Finalizing Maps

liz suk spoke with Charisma Acey, Founder and Principal at Outreach by Design, LLC and Elena Serrano, Founding member of Eastside Arts Alliance about redistricting in Oakland. Both have been deeply involved in the process, and answered questions before the Independent...

read more
What We Accomplished Together in 2021

What We Accomplished Together in 2021

Your support of Oakland Rising helped us to advance community-led solutions, strengthen Oakland’s racial, economic and environmental justice movement building work, and build the political power of working-class, immigrant, and BIPOC communities.

read more
11.06.21 Monday Meals: Town Cannabiz

11.06.21 Monday Meals: Town Cannabiz

Hear from Chaney Turner, Chair of the Oakland Cannabis Commission, founder of Townbiz Oakland and Beyond Equity who joined liz suk to talk about Oakland's cannabis industry and the impacts of recent robberies, and what you can do to support. We learned so much and you...

read more
11.22.21 Monday Meals: Kaiser Strikes

11.22.21 Monday Meals: Kaiser Strikes

Jessica Dominguez from National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and Keith Brown from Alameda Labor Council and Oakland Education Association joined liz suk today to talk about the contract negotiations and strikes currently happening at Kaiser Permanent....

read more
11.08.21 Monday Meals: We Are California

11.08.21 Monday Meals: We Are California

Victor Suarez from California Calls and liz suk discuss the We Are California political power building project. Learn how we’re building power locally and across the state so that we can win bigger in 2022 and beyond. If you believe that returning to the way things...

read more
Remembering Supervisor Wilma Chan

Remembering Supervisor Wilma Chan

Our community experienced a tragic loss yesterday as Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan was fatally injured. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family. The loss is reverberating throughout the community as her leadership and commitment to environmental health,...

read more
11.1.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting

11.1.21 Monday Meals: Redistricting

Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer from Kapor Center and Chair of the Oakland Redistricting Commission, and liz suk hold a conversation about redistricting in Oakland, why it’s important and ways for you to get involved....

read more

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