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Spirit-led action with meetings, churches, and worship groups

Diane Randall's Letter to Friends

Read the update here 

Our Work

FCNL’s advocacy is rooted in the strength and passion of Friends. From our priorities-setting process to our encouragement of Friends to embrace their change-making power, Quaker worship and grounding lies at the heart of our work.

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  1. Advocacy Resource Five Ways Forward for Friends 

    Here are resources you can use guide and amplify your work as Quaker advocates. Join a community of Friends nationwide working for peace and justice.

  2. Advocacy Resource Meeting Minutes as Advocacy Tools 

    In Quaker meetings and churches, meeting minutes represent the wording of a decision or an agreed upon action to be taken by the meeting or church as a whole. FCNL recognizes the vitality of minutes as advocacy tools and as a means of communicating to members of Congress how a body of their constituents is thinking and acting on a particular issue.

  3. Work with FCNL Visiting Friends 

    Visiting Friends engage with nearby meetings and churches to help nurture, connect, and energize Friends into faithful action. Come join us and be the spark that helps light the Fire within.

75 Years for Peace and Justice

More on Engaging Your Quaker Meeting

Event Faithful Action in a time of Political Turmoil 

February 10, 2019 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

A Discussion with Diane Randall, Executive Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Background Eyes on the Horizon 

During what is quickly becoming the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and disempowered. With speculation, contradictions, and Twitter innuendo flying, one can lose sight of the bigger picture.

Advocacy Resource New Congress. New Start. 

The 116th session of Congress—the most diverse in history—officially convenes today. It begins with the government still partially shut down and no single party controlling Congress.

Support FCNL Look at What We Accomplished Together 

The last few weeks have been a source of inspiration and hope. In a time when many of our government’s policies are moving us in the wrong direction, we’ve also seen the positive impact that faithful advocates like you can have.

Support FCNL Loving People Who Stand in the Way of Peace and Justice 

Love thy neighbor. No exceptions. Whether your neighbor is an undocumented immigrant, an elected official, a single mother on SNAP, a border patrol agent, or someone with opposing political views, they are all part of our beloved community.