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Sarah Freeman-Woolpert recruits, trains and supports constituents around the country to develop deep advocacy skills and lobby elected officials for peace and justice. Sarah leads the base-building work of the Strategic Advocacy Team by hosting regular trainings and developing partnerships to mobilize new and diverse constituencies to advocate with FCNL. She also contributes to the strategic development and growth of the FCNL Advocacy Teams program to build a robust, self-sustaining network of grassroots advocates.

Sarah is a writer and Associate Editor at, a people-powered news source examining grassroots struggles for peace and justice around the globe. She is also a Board Member for Učimo, an educational nonprofit in Bosnia-Herzegovina.  

Sarah holds a master’s degree in human rights and democracy in Southeast Europe from the University of Sarajevo. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs with a focus on conflict resolution from The George Washington University.  

A native of Pembroke, New Hampshire, Sarah was raised in the Concord Friends Meeting. 

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