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2/14/22 Monday Meals – Redistricting: Final Map

2/14/22 Monday Meals – Redistricting: Final Map

Thank you Bobbi Lopez, Director of Public Policy & Public Engagement at Build Affordable Faster California (BAFCA) for joining our Monday Meals to talk about the redistricting process and what are next steps. We encourage everyone to check out the Redistricting...

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Help Bring Equal Voices to Oakland Elections

Help Bring Equal Voices to Oakland Elections

You can help bring an equal say to Oakland’s elections and drive a political process that truly represents the interests and priorities of our communities. Save the date and register now to join us on Wednesday, March 2nd for a conversation and upcoming opportunities...

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1/31/22 Monday Meals: Know your sheriff & DA

1/31/22 Monday Meals: Know your sheriff & DA

Today we were joined by Cynthia Nunes from Restore Oakland and Decarcerate Alameda County and Jose Bernal from Ella Baker Center to talk about Get to Know Your Sheriff and DA. Learn how to tap into the work! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTDnS9dT-Co

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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...

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.

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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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2/14/22 Monday Meals – Redistricting: Final Map

2/14/22 Monday Meals – Redistricting: Final Map

Thank you Bobbi Lopez, Director of Public Policy & Public Engagement at Build Affordable Faster California (BAFCA) for joining our Monday Meals to talk about the redistricting process and what are next steps. We encourage everyone to check out the Redistricting...

read more
Help Bring Equal Voices to Oakland Elections

Help Bring Equal Voices to Oakland Elections

You can help bring an equal say to Oakland’s elections and drive a political process that truly represents the interests and priorities of our communities. Save the date and register now to join us on Wednesday, March 2nd for a conversation and upcoming opportunities...

read more
1/31/22 Monday Meals: Know your sheriff & DA

1/31/22 Monday Meals: Know your sheriff & DA

Today we were joined by Cynthia Nunes from Restore Oakland and Decarcerate Alameda County and Jose Bernal from Ella Baker Center to talk about Get to Know Your Sheriff and DA. Learn how to tap into the work! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTDnS9dT-Co

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

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