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Here's why 2015 was a BIG year (thanks to you)

December 23, 2015

You’ve been part of building something totally unique with Bend the Arc this year. Here’s what the Jewish movement for justice in America looked like in 2015.

#BlackLivesMatter and the Jewish Community: “What’s At Stake is our Soul”

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

More than 250 people joined us at the Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center for an illuminating discussion about the role of the Jewish community in the struggle for racial justice. CEO Stosh Cotler moderated the conversation between Yavilah McCoy, Opal Tometi, and David Goodman.

June 2016: Building the Power of the Progressive Jewish Movement in America

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

On June 5-7, 2016 Bend the Arc will hold its first national conference in Washington, D.C. Over three days, 500 Jews will gather from across the country to demonstrate the power and the passion of the Jewish movement for justice in America. It is an opportunity you won’t want to miss.

Joining the Fight Against Growing Economic Inequality

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

On November 10, Bend the Arc supporters turned out in seven cities from Oakland to Miami in support of Fight for $15 and a Union, a grassroots coalition with powerful momentum for economic equity. National Organizer Becky Havivi reflects on her own participation in this day of action in Miami.

Taking a Moral Stand Against the Crisis of Mass Incarceration

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

A leader of criminal justice reform efforts in the Bay Area, Rabbi Mike Rothbaum went to Capitol Hill to advocate for humane sentencing reform and in the process delivered a stirring message on the moral necessity for immediate and tangible change to our “life-for-an-eye” justice system.