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Policy Statements

Build a Just Economy: Make Our Tax System Fair

July 18, 2012

Bend the Arc believes that building a just America requires that all those who have been blessed to share in the opportunities of our nation have a responsibility to share in its burdens. Allowing the temporary tax cuts to sunset, for all those making over $250,000 per year, is an important step in assuring that both the opportunities and responsibilities of America are shared by all.

Bend the Arc Position on Proposition 28 (June 2012)

May 29, 2012

Bend the Arc suports California's Proposition 28 to limit legislators' terms in office, a reform that would reform the term limit regime that has impaired the functioning of California’s legislature. 

Press Releases

Bend the Arc Responds to Declaration of Mistrial in Walter Scott Case

December 6, 2016

New York - 
Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler issued the following statement in response to the declaration of a mistrial today in the trial of Michael Slager, a police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott in South Carolina in April 2015

Bend the Arc Statement on the Los Angeles City Council’s Approval of ‘Fair Chance’

December 1, 2016

Bend the Arc Southern California Regional Organizer Anjuli Kronheim Katz issued the following statement in response to the Los Angeles City Council’s approval today of the ‘Fair Chance’ ordinance, which prohibits questions about criminal history on initial employment applications for private sector jobs in the city of Los Angeles.

Bend The Arc Statement On Recent Threat Against Islamic Center of Southern California

October 26, 2016


LOS ANGELES - Following the arrest of a Los Angeles man for serious threats against a Southern California mosque, Aryeh Cohen, Rabbi-in-Residence of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice in Southern California, issued the following statement: