Criminal Justice Reform in California - News

Bend the Arc leaders in California have been working tirelessly as part of a growing movement to reform the state’s broken criminal justice system. Following breakthroughs in recent elections, we...

As the youngest child in my family, I felt like older people weren’t interested in listening to me. When I did speak up, I was often dismissed – what do you...

“I think a chord has been struck,” said Susan Lubeck, the director of the San Francisco office of Bend the Arc, an organization that mobilizes American Jews...

A leader of criminal justice reform efforts in the Bay Area, Rabbi Mike Rothbaum went to Capitol Hill to advocate for humane sentencing reform and in the process delivered a stirring message on...

Bay Area leaders swayed two California Assembly Members to vote YES on a key progressive law.

Voters in California passed a landmark reform to the state’s broken criminal justice system. Bend the Arc leaders and volunteers played an important role in the coalition, contributing over 600...