News & Updates

Jews find ways to stay involved in #BlackLivesMatter

J Weekly | January 7, 2016

“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 around progressive political causes.

Taking a Moral Stand Against the Crisis of Mass Incarceration

November Newsletter | November 30, 2015

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 the moral necessity for immediate and tangible change to our “life-for-an-eye” justice system.

Unleashing the Chutzpah of Young Jewish Leaders

September Newsletter | September 30, 2015

Continuing a long history of programmatic excellence in training Jewish leaders, Bend the Arc’s Jeremiah Fellowship has begun recruitment for its 10th year. Nominate a young leader for the fellowship today.

Taking Action to Reform Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in California

July Newsletter | July 29, 2015

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

A New Campaign in California to Make it Fair

May Newsletter | May 26, 2015

Bend the Arc joined a new campaign to close pernicious commercial property tax loopholes that have increased inequality in California for decades.