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Bend the Arc: Immigration Fight Will Continue

June 23, 2016

New York – Following today’s Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc Statement on Tragic Shooting in Orlando

June 14, 2016

“We share the horror, the fear and the deep sadness felt by all Americans at the tragic shooting in Orlando," said CEO Stosh Cotler. "Our prayers and thoughts go out to the families and friends of everyone affected by this violence. We join our voices to the many hoping for justice, peace and healing."

Bend the Arc: New Payday Lending Protections Advance Economic Justice

June 2, 2016

Following the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) announcement of a proposed rule to crack down on harmful and predatory practices by payday lenders, Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Baltimore Officer's Acquittal A Setback in Efforts to Build Trust Between Police and Communities

May 23, 2016

New York – Following the acquittal of Baltimore Police officer Edward Nero for his involvement in the death of Freddie Gray, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement:

Transgender Rights Annnouncements Move Our Country In The Right Direction

May 13, 2016

Today, the Obama Administration made two major announcements on transgender rights: one by the Department of Health and Human Services to prohibit discrimination in health care under the Affordable Care Act, and another by the Departments of Education and Justice to ensure the civil rights of transgender students. Following the announcements, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, issued the following statement: 

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