Resources & Media
Resources & Media
The Isaiah Fund published its Proceedings from the March 6, 2013 Hurricane Sandy Convening held at the Nathan Cummings Foundation. More than 50 representatives from the disaster response, philanthropic, community development, public, and private sectors attended the Convening to discuss community investment needs in low-income communities following Sandy.
In the fight for immigration reform and worker's rights, Mercado Workers, nearly 10,000 in the Bay Area's growing ethnic market retail industry, are at the front lines. Many of them are undocumented, and their status makes them vulnerable to abuse. This booklet introduces the people behind the Justice for Mercado Workers Campaign; it highlights their stories fighting for safety and dignity in the face of injury and intimidation, and how Bend the Arc is working to support them.
This Passover, let us also imagine walking alongside our more recent ancestors on their journeys, escaping poverty or persecution and migrating to America. Download the Passover reading and discuss what we can do to make just and fair immigration reform a reality.
Read the top 5 myths about immigration in the United States and the facts that expose reality.
The story of American Jews is the story of immigration. Because we understand what it means to be strangers in a new land, and because justice is a core principle in Jewish tradition, we believe Jews must press for a just and fair immigration system.
This is a potentially historic moment. We have the opportunity in 2013 to right decades of terrible wrongs and pass once-in-a-lifetime legislation to fix our broken immigration system. Bend the Arc believes this is both an economic and a moral imperative, one thoroughly informed by Jewish principles and the American Jewish experience.
Learn more about the mixed legacies of immigration policies and the goals for our immigration reform campaign.