The Most Important Organizations and Figures in San Francisco Politics Today

Posted on September 16, 2020
A wide shot of San Francisco City Hall

The Bold Italic / January 11, 2016

San Francisco Rising Alliance

Working-Class Communities-of-Color Organizing Group

Even if you think you haven’t heard of SF Rising, you almost certainly know their work. That’s because, as the vanguard of many different allied activist voices in the city, SF Rising’s organizing efforts have had a direct impact in many recent progressive political victories. Proposition N in 2010, which raised property taxes on “ultra-luxury” home sales, was a noteworthy victory for SF Rising; likewise, SF Rising Action Fund organized for Aaron Peskin’s November victory, the reelection campaign of Eric Mar in 2012 and Propositions F and I in 2015.

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