Chris Letts / FCNL

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.


  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. Event Join an Advocacy Training Near You! 

    February-March, Multiple Locations

    We're on the road giving you the skills you need to effect real, concrete change with Congress. We hope you can join us for a workshop in your area, as we launch the most Advocacy Teams in the program's history.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Event Briefing: Immigration Policy 

Wednesday, March 29 Conference Call

Join us for a national conference call for updates on what the Trump administration, Congress, and advocates around the country are doing on immigration policy.

Event Celebration of the Life of David Culp 

April 5, 2017 in Washington, DC

We continue to mourn the loss of David Culp, extraordinary friend and colleague. Please join the Friends Committee on National Legislation for a memorial meeting in the manner of Friends to honor David’s life.

Event FCNL's Yasmine Taeb to Present on Immigrant and Refugee Issues in Upcoming Webinar 

FCNL Lobbyist for Human Rights and Civil Liberties Yasmine Taeb will discuss President Trump's Muslim and refugee ban on Tuesday, March 28, during a webinar organized by

Event Speaking Truth to Power: The Role of a Quaker Lobby 

March 13-15, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

Join us for several events in the Philadelphia area with FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall. She will be speaking on the transformative power of Quaker advocacy on Capitol Hill and around the country.

Event Friends in Business Dinner 

April 20, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

Can a Quaker organization be run like a business? Should it? Four Quaker CEOs will be in the 'hot seat' to discuss this question, including FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall.