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Lobbyists aren't just professionals on Capitol Hill. Working with FCNL, hundreds of people are building relationships — and influence — with their members of Congress. Get involved with FCNL's advocacy programs for supportive coaching and networks of fellow advocates. Or use these resources to get started in advocacy.


  1. Advocacy Resource How to Lobby Congress 

    Meeting face to face with your members of Congress is the single most effective way to persuade them to support an issue you care about. These meetings let them know that their constituents are paying attention.

  2. Work with FCNL Advocacy Teams 

    Advocacy Teams are Quakers and friends from across the country who use their power as constituents to build meaningful relationships with their members of Congress.

  3. Work with FCNL Advocacy Corps 

    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.

  4. Event Spring Lobby Weekend 

    For the first time in a generation, we have an opportunity to enact concrete policies that would begin to construct an economic system that benefits all.

More Advocacy Tools & Resources

Update Protecting Investments in Atrocities Prevention 

Thanks to the support of advocates across the country, we have made significant progress in building bipartisan leadership to encourage the U.S. government to pivot to peace by investing in the structures, tools and resources necessary to prevent violent conflict before it starts.

Action Alert The Debate Raised the Issues. Now Congress Should Act. 

The first presidential debate touched on many of the challenges we’re facing as a country. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump gave voters an idea of how they would address issues ranging from mass incarceration to the use of nuclear weapons.

Action Alert What Can You Do on Native American Issues? 

There are Indian policy issues flying every which way in Congress right now, but there are a small handful that could use your help. Here are some to choose from:

Action Alert Call Your Members of Congress: Stop the TPP 

Join FCNL and dozens of organizations -- faith, labor, environmental, consumer, health, family farm, civil rights, senior citizen, youth, LGBT and other organizations and activists -- for a call-in day opposing the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Action Alert Libya: A New Front for the Endless War 

It's long past time for Congress to take its power back, to debate and vote each and every war the U.S. undertakes, in keeping with the 1973 War Powers Act. But for the past 15 years, Congress has let the president act unchecked.