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Health Care Decision - Jews React: Chief Executive Officer of Bend the Arc

Jewish Journal | June 28, 2012
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Poverty is something that affects every population, including the Jewish population.  With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, more people than ever are now able to afford health care.  The passage of the act is a reflection of Jewish values and laws: we have a communal responsibility to help each other.

Aging Boomers Need Health Care Law

CNN | June 28, 2012
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America faces an unprecedented wave of aging as members of the iconic baby boomer generation turn 65. The Affordable Care Act strengthened the Medicare system that this growing senior population relies on, and additional protections for home care workers are needed to ensure the long-term well-being of America's seniors.

Bend the Arc Extends Its Reach: Social Justice Group Forges Affiliations in Minn. and D.C.

The Jewish Daily Forward | June 27, 2012
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Bend the Arc has extended its reach further, forming affiliations with Minneapolis-based Jewish Community Action and Washington D.C.-based Jews United for Justice to continue to give voice to American Jews' desire to create a more fair and just nation.

Immigrants Today Seek Same Dream as Our Ancestors

J Weekly | June 21, 2012
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CEO Alan van Capelle describes his personal connection to immigration and why immigration reform is a Jewish issue, especially with creating fair policies for the 800,000 undocumented yet law-abiding young men and women who have grown up in this country.

Fellowship Program Seeking Applicants

J Weekly | June 21, 2012
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J Weekly announces recruitment for the next Bay Area cohort of the Jeremiah Fellowship. A program of Bend the Arc, the fellowship is a nine-month program that runs from September through May, culminating in a community-based action project. Fellows take part in skill-building sessions, mentorship, and Jewish study.

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