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Policy Statements

Build a Just Economy: Make Our Tax System Fair

July 18, 2012

Bend the Arc believes that building a just America requires that all those who have been blessed to share in the opportunities of our nation have a responsibility to share in its burdens. Allowing the temporary tax cuts to sunset, for all those making over $250,000 per year, is an important step in assuring that both the opportunities and responsibilities of America are shared by all.

Bend the Arc Position on Proposition 28 (June 2012)

May 29, 2012

Bend the Arc suports California's Proposition 28 to limit legislators' terms in office, a reform that would reform the term limit regime that has impaired the functioning of California’s legislature. 

Press Releases

Interfaith Die-In At Congressional Cafeteria Brings #Blacklivesmatter Message Straight To Capitol

January 21, 2015

BLM DC Action in Longworth CafeteriaFollowing President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, a multifaith, multiracial coalition led by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice and Auburn Seminary temporarily shut down lunch today for members of Congress and their staff, using a die-in at a U.S. House of Representatives office cafeteria to highlight the national and local demands of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Bend the Arc CEO Commends President’s Paid Leave Announcement

January 15, 2015

Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, A Jewish Partnership for Justice issues a response to President Obama's plans for a major expansion of paid leave requirements:

House Immigration Measure is an Attack on Families

January 14, 2015

Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler Calls On Congress to Reject Anti-Immigration Amendments to DHS Appropriations Bill.