Resources & Media


New Selah Cohort to Support the Leadership of Jews of Color

July Newsletter | July 29, 2015

Recruitment has begun for the fourteenth cohort of Bend the Arc’s flagship Selah Leadership Program. The program will serve Jews of Color who are leading within social justice movements and who value a supportive Jewish space to grow their leadership, build community, re-energize and make change.

Taking Action to Reform Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in California

July Newsletter | July 29, 2015

Bay Area leaders swayed two California Assembly Members to vote YES on a key progressive law.

Multi-faith Mobilization Stalls Anti-LGBT Legislation

July Newsletter | July 29, 2015

Bend the Arc and its partners rallied over 3,000 clergy and faith leaders nationwide to prevent sweeping anti-LGBT legislation in Congress. A reaction against the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, the First Amendment Defense Act would have allowed for a wide variety of discriminatory tactics against same-sex couples, single parents and unmarried couples, in the name of religious liberty.