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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 Statement on President-elect Trump's Appointment of Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

December 19, 2016

LOS ANGELES - Bend the Arc Southern California Advocacy Committee Co-Chair, Alex Visotzky, issued the following statement in response to the potential appointment of Dr. Ben Carson as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:

Carolina Jews for Justice Denounce Undemocratic Actions of North Carolina General Assembly

December 16, 2016

RALEIGH—In response to the recent efforts to undermine democracy in North Carolina by the state’s General Assembly, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice's North Carolina affiliate, Carolina Jews for Justice, released the following statement:

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