MSC’s partners in the Social Equity space recognize that all people should be able to participate, prosper, and reach their full potential in a just society and that there should be an active commitment to fairness, justice, and equality across public and institutional policy and public services.

Oakland Rising


Oakland Rising was founded in 2006 by the executive directors from APEN, Ella Baker Center, E-BASE, and Urban Habitat. They envisioned an alliance of organizations that aligned with their civic…

Urban Peace Movement


Urban Peace Movement (UPM) transforms both the culture and conditions that lead to urban violence, focusing on building youth leadership for peace on Oakland's streets. In addition to movement…

Movement Generation


Movement Generation is rooted in vibrant social movements led by low-income communities and communities of color and committed to a Just Transition.

reset Project


The reset project cultivates imagination and builds power toward inclusive and participatory governance that centers people and the natural world. Working with tribal, community, and state leaders,…