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The Center for American Progress named Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler one of the “15 progressive faith leaders and groups to watch in 2015 as they work to bring about enduring change.”
On Sunday, February 8, over 110 alumni of the Selah Leadership Program convened in Maryland — the largest convening of alumni ever. All 13 cohorts of the program were represented, and many alumni traveled from as far away as the West Coast to participate.
On January 21, Bend the Arc, Auburn Seminary, and local DC Ferguson Action leaders staged a dramatic interfaith die-in in Congress’ Longworth Cafeteria to demand action on systemic racial injustice. The New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, and more covered the story.
The Center for American Progress, a progressive public policy research and advocacy organization, just announced their list of the “15 progressive faith leaders and groups to watch in 2015 as they work to bring about enduring change.”
We are honored to tell you that our own Stosh Cotler, the CEO of Bend the Arc, is on the list.
A group of protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement briefly shut down lunch at a building on Capitol Hill used by members of Congress and their staff, an action on Wednesday that followed President Obama’s State of the Union address, which included only muted references to nationwide protests against perceived police brutality.