We're rising up. Black Lives Matter.

We're rising up. Black Lives Matter.

 

        

Bend the Arc rises in solidarity with the powerful uprising all across this country demanding dignity for Black lives and justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, Sean Reed, James Scurlock, David McAtee, and the countless other Black lives taken at the hands of police officers and white supremacists.


Our Jewish community is committed to Black lives and Black liberation, including Black Jews. We call for our Jewish community, especially white Jews, to rise up for Black lives using all of our spiritual, political and intellectual resources.

 

 

 

Re-imagining our collective Jewish covenant

Bend the Arc is proud to be signed on to Not Free to Desist: an open letter from Black Jews, Non-Black Jews of Color, and allies to Jewish Federations, Foundations, Organizations, and Initiatives.

   

Our Jewish Community Condemns Police Violence and Affirms Black Lives

We call for our Jewish community, especially white Jews, to rise up for Black lives and demand police accountability.



Jews and allies in Louisville stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Louisville launched a petition in solidarity with Black Lives Matter Louisville, demanding dignity and justice.



Southeastern PA is holding elected leaders accountable

Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Southeastern PA launched a petition to remove Joseph C. Gale, member of the Board of Commissioners in Montgomery County, PA, from his post following racist and hateful statements he made.



Juneteenth: At the White House and across the nation

Juneteenth (June 19) is a day that honors Black freedom and Black resistance. The Movement for Black Lives coordinated a huge SIX NINETEEN mobilization to continue the fight for Black lives with three demands: defund the police, invest in Black communities, and call for the resignation of Donald Trump.

   

Guest Column in the Jewish Chronicle: "Two protests. Two outcomes."

Members of Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh contrast police reaction to two different protests: "Both groups were met by police in riot gear. But that’s where the similarities end."



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