Chris Kearns-McCoy

Program Assistant, Communications


Chris Kearns-McCoy

Chris Kearns-McCoy works with FCNL’s lobbyists to lift up issues and work that might not garner widespread attention, and to share stories of that work in Washington, D.C. and throughout the country. He is passionate about connecting our inspiring network to the FCNL's work through various digital media platforms.

Chris graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University in 2018 with a B.A. in International Relations. For three years he co-led the Tufts University Refugee Assistance Program pairing volunteers with recently arrived refugee families in the Greater Boston Area. During college, he completed internships with the American Friends Services Committee’s Immigrant Rights Program in Newark, New Jersey, and working in refugee resettlement in Vienna, Austria.

When he’s not working, Chris loves to travel, learn languages, and ride his bicycle.

Articles by Chris Kearns-McCoy

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.

Update Progress is Possible 

In these hyperpartisan times, it can sometimes feel like we spend much of our energy on damage control. Last week demonstrated that our advocacy and lobbying is making real, impactful change.