News & Updates

Bend the Arc Expands the Definition of Jewish Political Action

May Newsletter | May 26, 2015
News

Bend the Arc launches the first ever Jewish PAC dedicated solely to progressive domestic issues.

Bend the Arc Supports Every Child Deserves a Family Act Upon Bill Reintroduction

May 19, 2015

Upon the bipartisan, bicameral reintroduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act (ECDF), Bend the Arc wrote members of the House and Senate in support of the legislation.

Bend the Arc and Colleagues Call on President Obama to End Family Detention

May 11, 2015
Update

Today, Bend the Arc joined 188 immigrants' rights, faith-based, civil rights, human rights, survivors’ rights, and criminal justice reform organizations in urging President Obama to end the practice of family detention.

Bend the Arc Supports the Raise the Wage Act

April 30, 2015
Update

Today, Bend the Arc wrote members of Congress in support of the Raise the Wage Act, new legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12/hour by 2020, gradually phase out the subminimum wage for tipped workers and index the minimum wage to median wages going forward.

Bend the Arc and Colleagues Oppose House Efforts to Strike Birthright Citizenship from the Constitution

April 29, 2015
Update

Today, Bend the Arc and more than a dozen Jewish organizations wrote to House Judiciary Committee leaders in opposition to efforts to amend or circumvent the birthright citizenship provisions of the U.S. Constitution. Organized by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the letter notes that the birthright citizenship provision of our Constitution “is a unique expression of the American Dream and a critical protection of our national values of equality, opportunity and justice.”

Pages