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» Southern California

Southern California Newsletter, Summer 2016

09/12/2016

The Summer 2016 Southern California Newsletter. Read more to learn about work in Criminal Justice Reform, getting out the vote and a win for farmworker's rights!

» Southern California

Southern California Newsletter, Winter 2017

01/30/2017

The Winter 2016 Southern California Newsletter. Read more to learn about California legislative wins, the Jeremiah Fellowship Graduation and taking action to combat homelessness.

» Southern California

How Your Guide to Voting Progressively in California this Fall is Assembled

08/31/2016

Every election, a savvy group of Bend the Arc leaders come together to research the finer points of California’s statewide ballot propositions and produce a progressive voter guide inspired by Jewish values. Before the guide’s release next month, we asked the co-chairs who lead the process, Karen Ben-Moshe and Doug Mirell, to pull back the curtain on how the voter guide gets created.

» Bay Area

California Hopeful for a Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Victory

08/31/2016

Bend the Arc leaders in California have been working tirelessly as part of a growing movement to reform the state’s broken criminal justice system. Following breakthroughs in recent elections, we are celebrating the unanimous passage in the State Assembly of a bill to reform the use of room confinement for incarcerated youth. The bill now sits on Governor Brown’s desk and Bend the Arc is working to ensure he signs it.

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#JewsFor15

#JewsFor15

Income inequality is an economic crisis and a moral one. In 2016, Bend the Arc members, supporters and allies are working to help win minimum wage increases in states and cities where legislators or voters are deciding whether to pass a $15 minimum wage.

Voting Rights

After the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, a flurry of local efforts are preventing the young, the elderly and people of color from exercising their fundamental right. Bend the Arc is working with our allies to pass new legislation to protect the right to vote for all. We can fix this if we act together.

Criminal Justice Reform in California

Our leaders in California worked tirelessly to win passage of Prop. 47, a landmark reform of our broken criminal justice system which will fund more schools (and fewer prisons) and protect thousands from unjust sentencing laws.