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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

Bend the Arc Remembers: Leonard Fein: An Example for Generations Seeking to Pursue Justice in the World

August 15, 2014

Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement from CEO Stosh Cotler in remembrance of Leonard “Leibel” Fein who passed away on August 14, 2014:

On 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act Signing, Bend the Arc Organizes Jewish Voters in Fight to Protect Voting Rights

August 6, 2014

To honor the 49th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s signing of the Voting Rights Act, activists launched a nationwide petition on Wednesday calling on members of the record-breakingly unproductive 113th Congress to pass the Voting Rights Amendment Act (VRAA) when they return to work in September. As part of the national coalition pushing for the VRAA, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice today will begin gathering signatures from Jewish voters on a petition calling on lawmakers to reestablish basic voting rights before the November elections by passing the VRAA.

Bend the Arc Congratulates Board Member Rabbi David Saperstein on Nomination for Key State Department Post

July 28, 2014

Bend the Arc congratulates its long-time board member, Rabbi David Saperstein, on his nomination by President Obama to be the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, a key post in the Department of State.