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Remembering Tommy Raskin

Our FCNL community grieves the loss of Tommy Raskin and we are holding his family, and the wider community he loved and continues to inspire, in the Light. Tommy passed away at the end of December 2020.
Spring Lobby Weekend Participants Holding Love They Neighbor Sign
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Jannifer Domenick

Spring Lobby Weekend

Each year more than 400 students, recent grads, Quakers, and young adults gather to learn and lobby Congress at FCNL’s Spring Lobby Weekend.

Yes AND Vote on November 3!

Amid the political turmoil, racial tensions, and global pandemic, it is difficult to know what lies ahead. For us young adults, this uncertainty makes it feel almost impossible to imagine what a November election will look like.

New Young Fellows Join FCNL

Seven new young adults joined FCNL staff as the 2020-2021 Young Fellows. During their fellowship, they will work as program assistants with FCNL staff to build their advocacy expertise.
Young adult talks with a group
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Jennifer Domenick

Teaching Advocacy: Lesson Plans for College Professors

The success of our democracy rests on the individual actions of millions of citizen advocates who both trust and verify that our democratic institutions function. But to participate effectively, we all have to know how the system works and how to engage with members of Congress.

Group of advocates holding "War Is Not The Answer" signs

Summer Internship

FCNL’s summer internship experience is ideal for people ages 18-23, but some older participants have found it to be meaningful as well. Experiences vary depending on what projects are going on at the FCNL office. Participants should arrive expecting to engage in a variety of tasks.
Young people hold signs that say This Is What a Lobbyist Looks Like and Unlock Justice.
Attribution
Jennifer Domenick

Young Fellows Program

Recent college graduates spend 11 months working with key staff members at FCNL to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective.

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Quakers and Friends are changing public policy.