News & Updates

Gov. Brown supports bail reform! What's next for allies & Jews in California

August 30, 2017

Big news on California bail reform! It now has the force of Gov. Jerry Brown and Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye behind it.

TODAY: One call to protest white supremacy in CA’s justice system

August 24, 2017

On Wednesday, the transformative money bail reform bill (SB 10) will be heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee, and we need your help. The Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, has supported bail reform and is an amazing advocate for working families and mothers, climate change, and voting rights. She supports fixing our bail system, but with increasing pressure from the bail lobby to block or water it down, we want to make sure she keeps the bill as strong as possible.

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.

Tell California Legislators to Make It Fair

June 27, 2017

SIGN THE PETITION and ask your state representatives to help make CA more self-reliant under the Trump administration by supporting Make It Fair now:

The resistance is local: Jews fight for an affordable Los Angeles

June 8, 2017

Progressives in Los Angeles have a plan to make housing affordable and Jewish Angelenos are showing up to help make it happen. This week, Bend the Arc: Southern California leaders testified at a City Council hearing in support of an affordable housing measure in LA.