Community Control & Political Power

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Richard Illgen

Richard Illgen is clearly the progressive choice in this race. He’s committed to police reform and affordable housing, and will bring a needed c…

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Ben Bartlett

Bartlett has been a good voice on affordable housing and police funding. Though Bartlett has more room to grow there, his opponent is deeply invested…

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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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