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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

Ban the Box Announcement is a "Bold, Courageous Move"

May 2, 2016

Following President Obama’s announcement that federal agencies and 112 private sector employers will ‘Ban the Box’ for job applicants, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement:

The Rest of America Should Follow Virginia's Lead on Voting Rights

April 22, 2016

Following Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring voting rights to people with felony records in Virginia, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement.

Supreme Court Arguments on Immigration Executive Actions "An Opportunity to Bring Millions of People Out of the Shadows"

April 18, 2016

New York – As the Supreme Court hears oral arguments today on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration – the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs, which allow certain undocumented individuals to legally remain in the United States – Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement: