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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 

    The U.S. Congress is heading for a showdown about the access to health care, Medicaid and the core programs that literally have kept tens of millions of people out of poverty for 50 years.

More Advocacy Tools & Resources

Update A Dangerous Signal: Legislation to Defund the United Nations 

Cutting funding to the United Nations sends a dangerous message.

Update #ProtectOurCare: Don't Repeal Obamacare Without Replacement  

Congress is moving quickly to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the ACA isn’t a perfect law, any plan to repeal it without a comprehensive replacement in the same legislation is dangerous.

Advocacy Resource Around the Country: March Today. Lobby Tomorrow.  

In 2017, you can stand in the way of Islamophobia, racism, economic inequity, and violence. Join FCNL’s fierce advocacy for justice. Get the resources you need for protest and policy change.

Action Alert Oppose the Creation of a Religious Registry 

A religious registry -- or any registry that validates religious discrimination -- runs fundamentally counter to the First Amendment. We need to speak out against religious discrimination in all forms.

Action Alert Decisions on Obamacare This Month 

No repeal without a replacement fully established. That’s the message your members of Congress need to hear right now about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I’m on Capitol Hill today talking with key congressional offices, and they’re saying they need to hear from you.