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The Fight to End Juvenile Solitary Confinement is Not Yet Over

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

After the reform bill SB124 was stalled by the House Appropriations Committee in California, Bend the Arc recommits itself to the fight for criminal justice reform and ending solitary confinement for juveniles.

Bridging Religious Barriers to Mobilize a Multi-Faith Movement

October Newsletter | October 30, 2015

Bend the Arc’s Community Organizing Residency (COR) program has begun recruiting for its 5th cohort. COR is the only program of its kind — bringing together young community organizers of all faiths to build the multi-faith movement for justice.

Once A Dream, Paid Parental Leave Now A Reality At 100 Jewish Groups - And Counting

The Jewish Week | October 27, 2015

Bend the Arc is among the first 100 Jewish organizations to provide paid parental leave benefits to employees.


ACT NOW: Discrimination has no place in our health care

October 27, 2015

Can you imagine going to your doctor’s office for your annual check up and being turned away because of your doctor’s faith or beliefs? Just because of who you are?

Unfortunately, that’s the reality for many LGBTQ people who are currently being denied access to proper health care because of their sexual orientation or gender identity — and even to the family members of LGBTQ people who are discriminated against by association. But we have an opportunity to help fix this right now.

Unleashing the Chutzpah of Young Jewish Leaders

September Newsletter | September 30, 2015

Continuing a long history of programmatic excellence in training Jewish leaders, Bend the Arc’s Jeremiah Fellowship has begun recruitment for its 10th year. Nominate a young leader for the fellowship today.