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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 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.
Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, participated today in the “Justice for All” march in Washington DC protesting police violence against the Black community, and was invited by march organizers to be one of the featured speakers.
Following the Grand Jury’s announcement in the Eric Garner case, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued a statement sending condolences to Eric Garner’s family and calling for "widespread reform, such as body cameras on police, the demilitarization of local police forces, and greater police investment in community relations."
Following the Grand Jury’s announcement in the Michael Brown case, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement expressing disappointment and vowing continued advocacy for racial justice.