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Alumni from the first four cohorts of our Community Organizing Residency gathered in Los Angeles to continue building the multi-faith movement for justice. One attendee came away with “a sense of belonging to a justice-centered, fierce, dedicated, savvy, compassionate, multi-faith, multi-racial community.”
Bend the Arc celebrates the Supreme Court’s landmark decision for same-sex marriage and revisits over a decade of our activism for equal rights in California and Washington, D.C.
Bend the Arc joined national leaders at a rally in the District of Congressman Bob Goodlatte to demand the restoration of the Voting Rights Act. “Taking away the right to vote is not American,” said Stosh, “It is not Jewish.”
51 years ago, three Freedom Summer activists were murdered by the KKK in Mississippi after investigating the burning of a black church. This year, Bend the Arc leaders across the country organized vigils to honor their legacy, to carry on their fight for the right of every American to vote, and to pay tribute to the nine victims of violent racism in Charleston.
As our newest Jeremiah Fellows prepare to graduate, Marissa Robbins reflects upon her time in the program and what she has learned about Jewish activism.