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Hi neighbor, can you join the NJ launch of Turn Congress 180?

Bend the Arc Jewish Action | July 27, 2017

My name is Deana. I’ve lived in New Jersey nearly my whole life. When Bend the Arc asked for a leader to run a Turn Congress 180 campaign to hold Rep. Frelinghuysen accountable, I stepped up.

Accountability (n): The fact of being responsible for your decisions or actions

Bend the Arc Jewish Action | July 26, 2017

Every Senator who voted yesterday to proceed with debate on health care voted to destroy lives. We will not forget their cruelty. Jewish tradition teaches us that to save one life is to save an entire world. What, then, does it mean to strip life-saving care from tens of millions of people? And what does it mean to have no purpose for doing so, other than to score political points and enrich the wealthy?

10 things you need to know about money bail

Bend the Arc | July 19, 2017

The system of money bail in California is profoundly and profanely unjust, especially for poor people and communities of color. Our Jewish tradition calls on us to challenge injustice wherever it exists. That’s why we need your help to pass SB 10, a new bill to reform money bail in California. But first, here’s what you need to know about money bail.

Turn Congress 180 - a new campaign from Bend the Arc Jewish Action

Bend the Arc | July 6, 2017

Next week, we’re launching Turn Congress 180: A national effort built of local volunteer-led campaigns across the country that give key Representatives a choice — continue enabling an immoral agenda or turn 180 degrees towards protecting our democracy and our lives. We’re starting off by hosting a national call and releasing a brand new toolkit to give leaders like you a roadmap on how to run a campaign that uses your moral voice to hold these key Representatives accountable — for our healthcare and government programs that serve millions, for civil rights regardless of faith or color, and for the lives of immigrant families being torn apart.

Resistance Report May/June 2017

Bend the Arc | June 29, 2017

Across the country, Bend the Arc leaders are mobilizing our community to respond in solidarity and with determination — whether keeping vigil through the middle of the night fighting for health care in Pittsburgh, marching in counter-protests in the Bay Area against anti-Muslim extremists, or going door to door against long odds in Georgia’s sixth Congressional district.

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