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Southern California Newsletter, Winter 2017

Southern California | January 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.

This is your movement (see how it grew in 2016)

December 30, 2016

Before we enter 2017, we want to share some of the incredible things you’ve accomplished in the past year by being part of Bend the Arc.

Bringing Jewish Values to the Ballot Box in California

December Newsletter | December 2, 2016

Our volunteer-created 2016 California Voter Guide provided tens of thousands of Jewish voters with recommendations on all 17 propositions that were on the ballot. To win on our priority issues, leaders canvassed across the state, held house parties and lectures, and conducted phone banks. In total, we won on all but two of the propositions — a huge victory for progressive policies on taxation, criminal justice reform, and more.

Southern California Newsletter, Summer 2016

Southern California | September 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!

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

July/August Newsletter | August 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.