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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…

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“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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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