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Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. at Carolina Friends School

In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, students at Carolina Friends School decided to take action for justice. Together, they wrote letters to their senators urging them to advance legislation to address many of the pressing issues of our day, including the climate crisis, access to health care, police brutality, gun violence, and more.

A Quaker Reflection on Annual Meeting 2020: Fierce Love

I am personally very dedicated to the national Quaker lobby organization, the Friends Committee on National Legislation. For most of the past twenty-five years I have attended their annual meeting in D.C., and I joined the 2020 event online from home where gathered for four days of worship, organizational meetings, and to virtually lobby of our elected officials.

FCNL Priorities for the 117th Congress (2021-2022)

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) brings Friends’ spiritual values and testimonies to bear on U.S. public policy decisions, guided by the legislative priorities below.

The Pervasiveness and Tenacity of Fierce Love

This has indeed been a year of reckoning—of challenges so big and so constant we cannot turn away. Reckoning with the election; the coronavirus pandemic; systemic racism of our country; and the continued destruction of our planet.
Deborah Roose exiting Quaker Welcome Center
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Jennifer Domenick/FCNL

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