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Bend the Arc comes together for Proposition 30 in Berkeley

Sukkah gathering for Prop 30
Berkeley Patch | October 17, 2012

During the recent Jewish holiday of Sukkot, high school students, young professionals and adult Californians of all ages gathered in a Berkeley sukkah on October 4, to discuss the significance of voting yes on California’s Proposition 30 on Election Day. They are supporters of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, which is supporting Proposition 30, a ballot initiative that would establish a system of progressive taxation to increase opportunities across California.

Shofars blasting, Bend the Arc urges yes on Prop. 30

The Jewish Journal | October 17, 2012

Bend the Arc launched its campaign in support of Proposition 30 in a sukkah on a Santa Monica beach at the end of September, and on Oct. 15 convened about 40 people in the hot sun at Valley College to hear why students, educators and advocates for public education are urging Jews and other Californians to vote yes on 30. 

Why young people are setting time aside for faith

Washington Post | October 12, 2012

Two past COR Residents, Adam Greenwald and Geoffrey Nelson-Blake, from the 2011-2012 cohort have co-authored an article on the importance and beauty of the Sabbath.  "As a Seventh-day Adventist and a Jew, we find that the Sabbath brings spiritual discipline to our lives. Each week is punctuated by a day of conscious abstaining from the distracting, the noisy and the ordinary. Instead, we carve out time to focus on family, community, relaxation and reflection..."

"If I Was A Rich Man Tour": Interview with Minnesotan participant, Sonya Kuznetsov

Twin Cities Daily Planet | September 25, 2012

Sonya Kuznetsov, a participant in Bend the Arc's recent “If I Was a Rich Man Tour,” was interviewed about her experience on the tour targetting Members of Congress who voted to extend the Bush Era Tax Cuts voted on this past July.

One Year Later

World Magazine | September 18, 2012

Bend the Arc's "If I Were a Rich Man" tour struck a chord with members of Occupy Wall Street on its one year anniversary.