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“‘Count Every Vote’ Rallies Draw Hundreds in Oakland, SF and San Jose”

November 09, 2020
KQED | Matthew Green and Raquel Maria Dillon | 11/04/2020 People should decide their own leaders and every vote must be counted. That was the resoundi…

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“‘Today Is About Defending Democracy’: People Take to the Streets to Stop Trump’s Attempted Coup

November 09, 2020
In These Times | Brooke Anderson | 11/04/2020 Rough­ly 13 hours after Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump base­less­ly declared vic­to­ry in the 2020 pres­i­den…

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“Bay Area Organizers Prepare to Mobilize if Election Results Not Followed”

November 09, 2020
SF Public Press | Laura Wenus | 11/03/2020 In the event that Donald Trump refuses to concede after the results of Tuesday’s election become clear, Bay…

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November 4: Day of Resistance

November 03, 2020
Art by Micah Bazant. Despite the pandemic and deliberate barriers designed to keep us from voting, voters across this country have done our job and tu…

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Textbank for local progressive candidates!

October 29, 2020
Texting is an easy way to get out the vote from wherever you’re based. All you need is a phone and a computer. Sign up now to help support these…

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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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