Bay Rising Action

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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.

Highlighted endorsements

Nikki Fortunato Bas

for Oakland City Council, District 2

Cindy Chavez

for Mayor of San José

Rebecca Kaplan

for Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 3

Honey Mahogany

for San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 6

Gordon Mar

for San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 4

Peter Ortiz

for San José City Council, District 5

Pamela Price

for Alameda County District Attorney

Janani Ramachandran

for Oakland City Council, District 4

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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Updates

Final Election Results: Oakland Voters Affirm Commitment to Equitable Democracy and Reimagining Public Safety Oakland Rising Action Celebrates Victories for Working-class, Immigrant, Black and Brown Oaklanders

December 09, 2022
Oakland Rising Action’s Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2022 CONTACT:  liz suk, Executive Director, Oakland Rising A…

Grassroots electoral power-building gains momentum in the Bay Area

June 16, 2022
By Margi Clarke Did you see lots of ads about candidates and ballot measures this election cycle? Well, prepare for a lot more. The national airwaves…

Statement on California Primary Election Results

June 16, 2022
The California Primary Election on June 7 was an important opportunity for our communities to come together, build power, and vote on their values fro…

SF Rising Action Fund Statement on the Passing of Proposition H: “It Doesn’t End Here, Not by a Long Shot.”

June 08, 2022
SF Rising Action FundJune 8, 2022 We are deeply disappointed by the news that Proposition H has passed and that our democratically elected DA Che…

California Voters Reaffirm Commitment to Progressive Criminal Justice Reforms Despite Recall of DA Boudin

June 08, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2022 CONTACT: Press@couragecampaign.org, Jay@couragecampaign.org   California Voters Reaffirm Commitment to Pr…