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Protesters Stage a ‘Die In’ in Longworth Cafeteria

Rollcall | January 21, 2015

Protesters staged a “die in” in the Longworth House Office Building cafeteria Wednesday afternoon to bring attention to police militarization and racial profiling.

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

Colorlines | January 21, 2015

Christian, Muslim and Jewish clergy and people of faith staged a die-in at the congressional cafeteria in Washington, D.C. to protest the killings of unarmed black people.

Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ at Capitol

New York Times | January 21, 2015

After a Rainstorm of Voter Disenfranchisement in 2014, Congress Must Restore the Voting Rights Act

Roll Call | November 20, 2014

While pundits continue chattering about the meaning of this month’s election, one debate should finally be put to rest: We need a fully restored Voting Rights Act. When our courts call unlimited corporate spending on elections free speech even as vast numbers of Americans are being robbed of their basic right to cast a single vote, what does that say about the state of our nation’s values?

Commentary: Why Jews should care about what happened in Ferguson

The Washington Post | August 26, 2014

Bend the Arc's CEO Stosh Cotler writes about the events in Ferguson, Missouri, and about repentance: "As Jews, entering this month of repentance and reflection, we must ask ourselves: What am I doing to heal the wounds of racism our country still bears? What am I doing to create the world we want? All of us must ask of ourselves what we can do, specifically, intentionally and immediately, to break the cycle that led us to Ferguson in the first place."