Events

Our Work

FCNL is much more than our lobbyists in Washington, DC. We're thousands of people across the country working for peace, justice, and sustainability. At local and national events, we bring people together for advocacy and community.

We hope you'll be able to join us for regional events and conference calls, or travel to Washington, DC for Annual Meeting and Spring Lobby Weekend.

Featured

  1. Event Spring Lobby Weekend 2020 

    Saturday March 28 - Tuesday March 31 in Washington, DC

    At Spring Lobby Weekend 2020, hundreds of students, recent grads, Quakers, and young adults will come to Washington, D.C. to lobby their representatives.

  2. Event Witness Wednesdays 

    Wednesdays at the Quaker Welcome Center

    On Wednesdays, join FCNL at the Quaker Welcome Center, where witness meets advocacy.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Event Living the Palestine Experience by Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer 

May 8, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Under military occupation in Palestine, a Quaker school is thriving. How are Quaker values providing hope and building a foundation for a peaceful, just future? How does the Israeli-Palestinian conflict affect daily life in Israel and Palestine? What might the future hold for this troubled region? Join us for the next Quaker Change Maker series event to hear how from Friends Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer.

Event Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 

Watch Diane Randall deliver the 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

In a time of cultural division and distrust, the voices of Quakers in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Quakers have gifts for witness, standing for peace, nonviolence, protection of our planet, and concern for the oppressed, neglected, and scorned.

Event Spring Lobby Weekend 2020 

Saturday March 28 - Tuesday March 31 in Washington, DC

At Spring Lobby Weekend 2020, hundreds of students, recent grads, Quakers, and young adults will come to Washington, D.C. to lobby their representatives.

Event A look back: Spring Lobby Weekend 2019! 

Saturday, March 23-Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, D.C.

Five hundred young advocates from all around the U.S. brought a clear and compelling message to Congress: Reject increased funding for immigration detention and deportation. Invest in alternatives to detention and expand accountability.

Event Environmental Advocacy Training & Stewardship Panel 

April 10, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Join us on April 10 the next event in our Quaker Change Maker Series featuring Emily Wirzba and Milo Keller from FCNL's Sustainable Energy and Environment team. Hear stories of Friends’ faith in action as we are called to be wise stewards of what God has provided.

Event Recordings

View past event recordings via our Quaker Welcome Center YouTube Playlist.