Press Releases

A Challenge to Fox News: Make Voting Rights a Priority at First GOP Presidential Debate

July 24, 2015

Ahead of the first Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, the advocacy group Bend the Arc Jewish Action launched a petition today calling on Fox News, the host of the debate, to ask the candidates one question when they take the stage: “What will you do to restore the Voting Rights Act, which was first signed into law 50 years ago today?”

Bend the Arc: CPC People's Budget Makes Economic and Moral Sense

March 18, 2015

Ahead of the release today of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC)’s People’s Budget, Hadar Susskind, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: House should not hold DHS funding hostage

February 26, 2015

As the U.S. Senate moves forward with a “clean” bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc: Immigration Fight Will Continue

February 17, 2015

Following yesterday’s district court decision on President Obama’s executive action on immigration, Hadar Susskind, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, issued the following statement:

Interfaith Die-In At Congressional Cafeteria Brings #Blacklivesmatter Message Straight To Capitol

January 21, 2015

BLM DC Action in Longworth CafeteriaFollowing President Obama’s State of the Union address last night, a multifaith, multiracial coalition led by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice and Auburn Seminary temporarily shut down lunch today for members of Congress and their staff, using a die-in at a U.S. House of Representatives office cafeteria to highlight the national and local demands of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

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