Frequently asked questions.
What is Women's March Oakland?
Women’s March Oakland envisions an East Bay free from systems of oppression and rooted in inclusive structures guided by autonomy, dignity and respect for all self-identified women and other vulnerable populations.
Our mission is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities in Oakland and the greater East Bay to create transformative social change. Learn more about our vision.
We are committed to fighting for justice for all people, regardless of skin color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. We categorically denounce and reject all forms of bigotry and hate, including racism, sexism, antisemitism, Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia, classism, xenophobia and ableism. Learn more about our values.
Women’s March Oakland is run by and for all self-identified women and their allies with deep roots in Oakland, Alameda County and the East Bay. Our leadership team includes women of color, queer womxn, and women with disabilities who are dedicated to representing this beautiful, diverse region.
What is the relationship between Women's March Oakland and Women's March Bay Area, Women's March California, and Women’s March?
While we are part of a national movement, Women's March Oakland is independently operated and funded. We do not have a shared funding arrangement with Women's March Bay Area, Women's March California, or Women's March.
Why are you raising money? What are you spending it on?
To make the 2019 march a reality, we need your support. Here is our projected cost breakdown for the event:
Contributions will benefit the ongoing programs and operations of Women's March Oakland, a nonprofit project of Social Good Fund.
We will accept donations from individuals, partnerships, corporations, organizations, and other entities, unless acceptance of gifts from a specific source is inconsistent with our beliefs, values and mission. Acceptance of any gift or grant is solely at the discretion of Women’s March Oakland leadership, our fiscal sponsor, and legal counsel.
Are contributions tax-deductible?
Yes, contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Can I send a check?
Absolutely! Please make your check out to “Social Good Fund” with “Women’s March Oakland” in the memo, and mail it to:
Women’s March Oakland
484 Lake Park Ave #11
Oakland, CA 94610