Class of Fall 2019 Opportunity Build Graduation

On December 13, we celebrated the successful completion of our 10-week apprenticeship readiness program by 25 graduates, our final cohort of the year. Thank you for joining us at the Class of Fall 2019 Opportunity Build graduation.


Grand Opening Event

Family, Friends, Community Members,¬†and¬†Supporters¬†– thank you for joining us at our Grand Opening! We successfully launched Rising Sun’s new brand in our brand new space in Oakland on January 30th.

Guests engaged with Rising Sun like never before and learned about our new brand through fun games, delicious foods, mini bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes, and beer from Drake’s Brewery.

Thank you!

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Thanks, to our Grand Opening sponsors!

Grand Opening Sponsors

AC Transit

BBI Construction

California Solar & Storage Association

Dan and Mindy Carrington



Melissa Koenigsberg

Miller Starr Regalia

Signature Development

The Greenlining Institute

Bright Night

Bright Night is our annual spring fundraising event which took place on April 19th in the company of 250 Rising Sun supporters and friends. The festive night was filled with live Latin jazz music, delicious food, exclusive auction items, and a program that featured our inspiring adult and youth program participants.

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Bright Night 2018 Sponsors

We are extremely grateful for the generous support of our Bright Night 2018 sponsors!





Barbara Bass Bakar
BBI Construction
Beneficial State Bank
Bright Plain Renewable Energy
California Solar & Storage Association
Computer Courage
East Bay Municipal Utility District
IBEW Local Union 595
Kaiser Permanente
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Miller Starr Regalia
The North Face
Port of Oakland
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit
Sierra Club
Signature Development Group

Bright Night 2018 In-Kind Supporters

Barefoot Wine and Bubbly
Nothing Bundt Cakes Emeryville
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company