Katie Breslin

Katie Breslin served as FCNL’s Young Adult Program Manager. In that capacity Katie organized, trained, and supported the efforts of young activists and leaders to affect big, long-term change within Congress. She offered hands-on leadership experience for young people across the country who work on their college campus or in their home community to mobilize people to engage with Congress.

A native Pennsylvanian, Katie Breslin developed a passion for social justice and politics at an early age. She graduated with honors from Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC with a bachelor’s degree in political science. As a grassroots advocate, Katie has worked at numerous non-profits, and on many campaigns. In her free time, Katie is active in electoral politics.

katie@fcnl.org

Articles by Katie Breslin

New Advocacy Corps Plan to Reduce Gun Violence 

One of FCNL's signature programs continues to grow with 20 young adults joining the 2018-2019 Advocacy Corps. This diverse group will organize their local communities in 16 states to reduce gun violence.

Update Mobilizing Communities Against Police Militarization 

More than halfway through their assignments, we are seeing the blossoming of ideas developed by our Advocacy Corps–or organizers–on engaging their communities in stopping the militarization of local police. This issue especially affects communities of color and low-income neighborhoods

Update Two Weeks to Election Day: Let’s Harness Our Power 

I’ve been reflecting on power lately – who has it and who uses it. By the numbers we, millennials and members of Generation Z, should have a lot of sway.

Action Alert I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6 

I sent my boss a calendar reminder to let him know that I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6. Calendar reminder: Katie is going to vote.

Action Alert We can't sit out this election 

The first step to solving any crisis is admitting that we have a problem. Say it with me: we have a voting problem. A big one.

Update Meet the New Advocacy Corps Class! 

Meet the 2018-2019 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers. These 19 young adults from across the U.S. will be organizing their communities to stop the militarization of police, an issue that has permeated our society and particularly affects communities of color.

Update For some, gun violence looks like police violence 

Organize against police militarization with Advocacy Corps

Military-style weapons don’t belong in our streets. Not in the hands of civilians who can wreak carnage at a high school with an assault rifle. But also not in the hands of police, who, armed with tanks and grenade launchers, can look and feel more like an occupying force than officers sworn to protect and serve.

Update Spring Lobby Registration Is Open! 

March 17-20, 2018

Spring Lobby Weekend registration is open! As you may have heard, from March 17-20, 2018, we will be lobbying Congress to advance meaningful reforms to our broken immigration system, not endless enforcement.

Inside the Greenhouse 

November, 2017

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.

Update Inside the Greenhouse  

October, 2017

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.