Bend the Arc’s National Conference

Rooted in justice.
Rising up in solidarity.

Thank you to everyone who joined and supported Pursuing Justice 2020 Online. Stay tuned for more great content and stories from the conference!

Browse through the sessions from Pursuing Justice 2020 Online and check out all the available videos, handouts and resources from the conference.

Learn. Grow. Take Action.

Join Pursuing Justice 2020 Online to:

Meet your community

Meet fellow leaders who are organizing across the country and leave with new and deepened relationships

Reflect and rejuvenate

Ground yourself in culture, spirituality, and a legacy of Jewish activism to feel sustained and energized in the work ahead

Deepen your understanding

Engage with experts on the threats we are facing, especially racism, antisemitism, and white nationalism

Expand your skills

Learn techniques for community organizing, digital mobilization, and effective advocacy to strengthen your work back home

Prepare for the election

Grow the grassroots power of our national Jewish movement to have an impact in the 2020 election

Seed a vision for the future

Build the foundation for a truly multi-racial, multi-ethnic democracy where every single person can thrive

Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, May 3

2:00pm-3:15pm: Opening session
3:30pm-4:45pm: Workshop block 1
5:00pm-6:00pm: Affinity groups
6:30pm-8:00pm: After-parties
(All times ET)

Monday, May 4

12:00pm-12:45pm: “Morning” Ritual Offerings
1:00pm-2:15pm: Workshop block 2
2:30pm-3:45pm: Workshop block 3
4:00pm-5:30pm: Closing session
(All times ET)

What People Have to Say About Pursuing Justice

Just blown away by the speakers at Pursuing Justice – inspiring, informative challenging.
Dara H.W. Steinberg
2016 attendee
Love everything about Bend the Arc’s Pursuing Justice conference. Conferences will never be the same again.
Lisa Danetz
2016 attendee
At #MoralMinyan16, I have finally — for the first time in my life — found a Jewish community that feels like home.
Jennifer L. Pozner
2016 attendee

Who Should Attend?

Pursuing Justice 2020 Online is for all who want to “bend the arc of the moral universe” toward racial and economic justice for all in the U.S. Pursuing Justice welcomes advocates of all ages, races, ethnicities, classes, occupations, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, faiths, and Jewish denominations.

  • Long-time activists
  • People new to activism
  • Donors and philanthropists​
  • Jewish community leaders and professionals​
  • Clergy and faith leaders
  • Allies and progressive partners​
  • Elected officials​

Presented By

Bend the Arc is uniting a movement of tens of thousands of progressive Jews across the country who are fighting for justice and equality for all. We are the only national Jewish organization focused exclusively on social change in the U.S.