News & Updates

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.

This is what Jewish resistance looks like — Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh joins 24 hour vigil against Trumpcare

June 23, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, President Trump’s allies in the Senate unveiled their secret bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and take healthcare away from millions of Americans. Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh and the Jewish resistance were quick to respond, joining a 24-hour vigil in front of GOP Senator Pat Toomey’s office to highlight the pain and suffering Trumpcare would inflict on Pennsylvanians. Here’s what they did to demand Senator Toomey pay attention:

Good news on immigration in CA

June 20, 2017

In June, California got one step closer to becoming a sanctuary state where immigrants are safe to live and work, regardless of their immigration status.

Bend the Arc, Arab American Institute and Muslim Advocates Oppose Russ Vought for OMB Deputy

June 7, 2017

Today, Bend the Arc Jewish Action joined the Arab American Institute and Muslim Advocates in writing the Senate Budget Committee in opposition to the nomination of Russ Vought for Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. As the letter notes, Vought's denigration of American Muslims and the Muslim faith should be disqualifying.