Bend the Arc Jewish Action today commended the introduction of bipartisan legislation by Representatives James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), John Conyers (D-MI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), John Lewis (D-GA), and Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) offering common sense fixes designed to modernize the Voting Rights Act (VRA).
Bend the Arc, on behalf of millions of American Jews who support comprehensive immigration reform, condemned remarks from House Speaker John Boehner yesterday that slammed the door shut on comprehensive immigration reform this year, once considered a bipartisan priority.
The following is a statement from Alan van Capelle, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, on Monday’s victory for Marriage Equality in New Jersey.
The following is a statement from Alan van Capelle, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, on the Senate’s consideration of the Employee Non-Discrimination Act
Today, The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice announce a two-year partnership to galvanize Jewish participation in the national, multi-racial, interfaith and intergenerational coalition to protect voting rights and promote civic engagement.