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Women’s Convention in Detroit included a strong Jewish presence

The Jewish News | October 31, 2017

Stosh Cotler of Bend the Arc spoke about intersectionality — how each of us has a diversity of identities that affects how we see and are seen.

Jim Joseph Awards $23.7 Million for Jewish Education

Philanthropy News Digest | October 27, 2017

The foundation also awarded Leadership Development grants totaling $7 million in support of leadership training programs and initiatives. Recipients included Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership, in support of  its Justice for the Selah Leadership Program for Jewish leaders of color.

Muslim group honors Jews for empowering Muslims

JTA | September 14, 2017

In recognizing Cotler, the Muslim Public Affairs Council noted among other factors the petition co-organized last year by the two groups against President Donald Trump’s “deeply troubling appointment of Stephen Bannon” as his top strategic adviser.

Jewish Groups Condemn Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in 2016 Race

Jewish Insider | July 7, 2016

In light of Donald Trump’s Star of David controversy, a number of Jewish social justice and left-leaning organizations issued a joint letter condemning the use of anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic rhetoric in the presidential race and calling on Americans to denounce all forms of extremism and racism.

David Perdue’s opposition to criminal justice bill draws criticism

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | April 6, 2016

WASHINGTON — Georgia put itself at the national forefront in 2012 when legislators of every political stripe united to emphatically and enthusiastically pass the first of several bills overhauling the state’s criminal justice system.