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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 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:

Bend the Arc on Gov. Brown's Signing of Bill Reforming Juvenile Room Confinement in California

September 27, 2016

As an official co-sponsor of this bill, Bend the Arc is proud to have been part of this years-long fight for just and humane treatment of California’s incarcerated youth.

Bend the Arc Responds to Police Shooting of Terence Crutcher

September 20, 2016

New York - Bend the Arc CEO Stosh Cotler issued the following statement in the wake of the video released by the Tulsa, Oklahoma police of the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher: