Community Control & Political Power

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How to Vote for Climate Justice and Address the Climate Crisis

October 03, 2020
For all of us living in the Bay Area, the smoke, fires, power shutoffs, and eerie orange skies have made action combating climate change even more urg…

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I Ran Because “I Felt I Had To”: An Interview with Esther Goolsby

September 30, 2020
Esther Goolsby ran for Alameda County Supervisor, District 4, in March 2020, a race which she lost to fifth-term incumbent Nate Miley. The district in…

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“People Hold the Power”: An Interview with Alameda County Office of Education Trustee Angela Normand

September 30, 2020
In September, Bay Rising Action’s Executive Director Kimi Lee interviewed Alameda County Office of Education Trustee Angela Normand, who represents th…

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“I Was Feeling the Call of Community”: An Interview with Oakland City Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas

September 30, 2020
In September 2019, we interviewed Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, who is on the Oakland City Council representing District 2 which covers Eastlake,…

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Vote Yes

Measure BB – Ranked-Choice Voting

Ranked-choice voting allows diverse voices into the electoral process and frees voters to support who most represents them — not just who the politica…

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