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Help restore the VRA

Join the fight to protect the right to vote for all.

No Place for Youth

Reforming criminal justice

End solitary confinement for juveniles in California.


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Fearlessly take on injustice with a whole lot of chutzpah.

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SoCal Festival of Rights 2015

Wilshire Boulevard Temple

This year's Festival of Rights will be a celebration to honor...


Campaigns Committee Meeting

Join us at our monthly Campaigns Committee Meeting. New leaders are welcome and encouraged to...


Advocacy Committee Meeting

Join us at our Advocacy Committee meeting. New leaders are welcome and encouraged to join!...


Joint Committee Training with Campaigns and Advocacy-Topic TBD

Join us at our bi-monthly joint Campaigns/Advocacy Committee Meeting. New leaders are welcome...

Local News

» Bay Area

Taking Action to Reform Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in California


Bay Area leaders swayed two California Assembly Members to vote YES on a key progressive law.

» Bay Area

A New Campaign in California to Make it Fair


Bend the Arc joined a new campaign to close pernicious commercial property tax loopholes that have increased inequality in California for decades.

» Southern California

In LA and Nationwide, Working to Raise the Wage


Bend the Arc is working on both the national and local level to raise the minimum wage and ensure economic opportunity for all. 

» North Carolina

Stopping the Spread of Religious Freedom Restoration Acts


Several states have been considering legislation that discriminates against the LGBTQ community. Bend the Arc and its allies have worked to stop their passage in Louisiana and North Carolina.

Explore Our Campaigns

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.

Yearning to Breathe Free: Just and Fair Immigration Reform

Today millions of people live, work and raise families in the United States without the protection of basic civil rights or labor protections, without access to many services, and in constant fear of persecution and deportation. Fixing our broken immigration system is an economic and moral imperative.

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.