Resources & Media


Standing Up to Hate in Powerful New Ways

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

The past month has been historic for Bend the Arc. In response to growing anti-immigrant xenophobia, we launched our first TV ad campaign, brought 12,000 online activists together in one week, and were quoted on Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC. We demonstrated our ability to stand up against hate and reached a far broader nationwide audience than we ever have before.

A Year After the President’s Executive Actions: The State of Immigration Reform

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

Last November, President Obama “went big” on immigration reform, extending protection to over 5 million immigrants living under the daily threat of deportation. A year later, where do we stand? We look back on our fight for immigration reform.

LGBTQ Discrimination Has No Place in America and No Place in Our Healthcare

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

Imagine going to your doctor’s office in need of urgent medical attention only to be turned away because of your physician’s faith or beliefs. Now imagine that you were turned away solely on the basis of your sexual orientation or gender identification.

The Fight to End Juvenile Solitary Confinement is Not Yet Over

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

After the reform bill SB124 was stalled by the House Appropriations Committee in California, Bend the Arc recommits itself to the fight for criminal justice reform and ending solitary confinement for juveniles.

Bridging Religious Barriers to Mobilize a Multi-Faith Movement

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

Bend the Arc’s Community Organizing Residency (COR) program has begun recruiting for its 5th cohort. COR is the only program of its kind — bringing together young community organizers of all faiths to build the multi-faith movement for justice.