Bay Rising Action

We are a grassroots political network that builds the political power of working-class, immigrant, Black, Latinx, and Asian communities.

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About Us

Bay Rising Action is a grassroots political network that champions strong leaders representing our racial, economic, and environmental justice movements and builds the political power of working-class, immigrant, Black, Latinx, and Asian communities.

We would not have won the Chesa Boudin for SF District Attorney campaign without Bay Rising Action’s support.

Emily Lee
Director, SF Rising Action Fund

Bay Rising Action [is] a progressive action network that has worked tirelessly to lift up disenfranchised Californians and fight to empower communities of color and the working class.

Rafael Navar
Bernie 2020 CA State Director, founding member of Mijente

The people power is what it’s all about. [Bay Rising Action does] a great job… helping to support and encourage that people power.

Angela Normand
Trustee, Alameda County Office of Education

There is an ecosystem of governance where you’ve got movement organizations, unions, faith organizations, and electeds united around a set of values and building a vision together.

Nikki Fortunato Bas
Oakland City Councilmember, District 2

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  • Ask for our endorsement
  • Get support for your electoral campaigns
  • Organize for election reforms, community control, & political power
  • Learn how to build 501(c)4 capacity
  • Grow co-governance by developing leaders before, during, & after electoral campaigns

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Bay Rising Action is partnering with California Working Families Party, a multiracial political party that fights for workers over bosses and people over the powerful.

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Bay Rising Action is partnering with California Working Families Party, a multiracial political party that fights for workers over bosses and people over the powerful.

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Updates

Bay Area’s Young Voters Are Registering At Lower Rates. Organizers Are Combating This Ahead Of 2024 Election

September 11, 2023
Local News Matters/September 6, 2023 The 2020 presidential election produced some of the highest turnout of young voters and voters of color. Alex Lal…

“We don’t pick ourselves” to run: An interview with Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao

August 14, 2023
In April 2023, Oakland Rising Action interviewed newly elected Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao. Thao’s commitment to social justice and equity has been…

Are You Thinking About Running for Office? Questions to Consider

August 03, 2023
If you’re considering running for office, it’s essential to take the time to assess your readiness and evaluate your motivations. Answerin…

Part 2: “I care not just about inclusion, but about changing the systems for people of color and their families”: An Interview with San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees Vice President Ligia Andrade Zúñiga

April 11, 2023
In March 2023, we interviewed San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees Vice President, Ligia Andrade Zúñiga for Women’s History Month. V…

Part 1: “I care not just about inclusion, but about changing the systems for people of color and their families”: An Interview with San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees, Ligia Andrade Zúñiga

April 11, 2023
In March 2023, we interviewed San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees, Ligia Andrade Zúñiga for Women’s History Month. Vice President Z…