Young Adult Programs

Jennifer Domenick

Support Dreamers in 2017 and Beyond

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At FCNL, we are committed to growing our lobbying power, both here on Capitol Hill and across the country. One of the most effective ways to do that is by building power among the present and future leaders of movements for peace and justice: young adults. We're committed to providing training, resources, and programs that meet your needs.

Featured

  1. Event Spring Lobby Weekend 

    March 18-21, 2017 in Washington, DC

    The U.S. Congress is heading for a showdown about access to health care, Medicaid, and other programs that have kept tens of millions of people out of poverty for 50 years. This weekend, more than 400 young adults are coming to Washington to lobby Congress to #ResistInjustice.

  2. Work with FCNL Apply for the Young Fellows Program 

    Apply by February 13, 2017

    Recent college graduates spend 11 months working with key staff members at FCNL to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective. Applications are due February 13, 2017 for the program beginning in August.

  3. Work with FCNL Summer Internship 

    Apply by March 6, 2017

    Work at FCNL’s office in Washington, DC from June 1 to July 31 to advance our witness for peace on Capitol Hill. FCNL offers several paid summer internships that provide a broad introduction to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management.

  4. Work with FCNL Advocacy Corps 

    Apply by April 10, 2017

    As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you'll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change. You'll also learn critical organizing skills and put them into practice with hands-on leadership experience.

Deadlines

  • Young Fellows Program: Apply by February 13, 2017
  • Summer Internships: Apply by March 6, 2017
  • Advocacy Corps: Apply by April 10, 2017
  • Spring Lobby Weekend: Come to DC on March 18-21, 2017

Am I welcome at FCNL?

Yes! All of our programs and events are open to young people of any background or identity. We are actively seeking people from diverse backgrounds, including in terms of race or ethnicity, economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and political affiliation. FCNL is a Quaker organization; we work with a moral framework and collaborate with people from a faith perspective. However, you do not need to be religious to participate. We encourage Quakers and people of other (or no) faiths to join us.

Work with FCNL Statement of Diversity and Inclusion 

At FCNL, we embrace having a multitude of voices and talents working together to strengthen our impact in the world. In keeping with the Quaker testimony of equality, we strive to be an organization that welcomes, values and respects the different perspectives of every individual.

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