Building Bridges, Building a Movement: Loving Thy Neighbor in 2020

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  1. Press Release Quaker Lobby Hails House Passage of Voting Rights Advancement Act 

    Washington, DC – The Friends Committee on National Legislation praised today’s passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (H.R. 4) in the House of Representatives. The bill will restore the protections of 1965’s Voting Rights Act by developing a process to determine which states must seek prior clearance for election law changes with the Justice Department.

  2. Update Administration Moves to Address Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women - Congress Must Act 

    FCNL Welcomes President Donald Trump’s decision to establish a federal task force to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. However, the taskforce alone is not enough.

  3. Update Food Stamp Changes Punish People Struggling to Find Work 

    With one rule change this week, the Trump administration put hundreds of thousands of people at risk of hunger.

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FCNL Events

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  1. The Pendle Hill Quaker Institute: Practicing Our Heritage of Mysticism and Resistance 
    1. Dec. 12-15, 2019 | Wallingford, PA
  2. Building Bridges, Building a Movement: Loving Thy Neighbor in 2020 
    1. Dec. 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. EST | Quaker Welcome Center
  3. Spring Lobby Weekend 2020 
    1. Saturday March 28 - Tuesday March 31 in Washington, DC
  4. Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2020 
    1. November 12-15, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

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