Timeline

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Timeline

No Hate in the White House

From the moment Steve Bannon was announced as a Senior Advisor to President Trump, we fought against the normalization of his brand of bigotry in the White House.

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Victory: CA & NY Sanctuary States

We helped win a big victory for the resistance by making it harder for Trump’s deportation machine to tear apart immigrant families.

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We've seen this before

In the year leading up to the 2016 election, from days of action in over 50 cities, to videos seen by millions, and the largest Jewish get out the vote operation, our community rallied to demonstrate unprecedented resistance to Trump’s politics of hate and bigotry.

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Reforming the Criminal Justice System

Bend the Arc leaders in both California have organized for several years alongside our partners to reform the state’s broken criminal justice system.

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Winning a $15 minimum wage

The growth in income inequality in this country is not only an economic crisis; it’s a moral crisis as well. Federal minimum wage still isn’t nearly enough to pay for basic needs.

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So All Can Vote

In the year after the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder, we launched an effort to mobilize American Jews to protect voting rights.

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Justice for Domestic Workers

The landmark labor reforms of the New Deal in the 1930s left a few categories of workers out of basic labor protections. In 2013, we worked to fix that.

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Yearning to Breathe Free

In 2013, we mobilized a nationwide Jewish campaign in support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, which passed the house and came close to passage in the Senate.

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Launch of Bend the Arc: Jewish Action

In 2012, we launched Bend the Arc: Jewish Action to bring a clear and unabashedly progressive Jewish voice into our nation’s political discourse — shifting the narrative that Jews are a single-issue constituency.

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