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  1. Update Our Ordinary Lives and Extraordinary Power 

    As Friends, we choose to live in the ordinary and that ordinary is what we all have access to: God’s love. This ordinary is big and beautiful, and filled with hope. This ordinary is us.

  2. Update Welcome to FCNL's New Website! 

    After seven years with our old website, we've redesigned fcnl.org. The transition should make the website more accessible to more people -- whether you've been working with us for years, or you're just getting to know our work.

  3. Update Mass Incarceration and the Legacy of Slavery 

    Let’s remember that our work to undo the threads of slavery and act to address racism starts with the work of ending these institutional systems of control.

  4. Update 3 Reasons We Can Still Pass Sentencing Reform this Year 

    Despite media reports to the contrary, FCNL's Domestic Policy Director Amelia Kegan is optimistic.

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FCNL in the News Stop the Saudi Slaughter 

The United Nation's recent announcement of a 72 hour truce in Yemen is a step forward, but it is not enough. To stop the bloodshed for more than three days, Washington must fully commit to cutting off weapons transfers if Saudi Arabia refuses to end its war on civilians there.

Update On the Road for Spring Lobby Weekend 

Young fellows from FCNL are traveling around the country inviting young adults to join our work. We're visiting more than 20 colleges and universities in October!

Update 5 Reasons I'm Looking Forward to Annual Meeting  

In just a few weeks, more than 300 people will be joining FCNL in Washington, DC for Annual Meeting. Here's why I'm excited about this year's gathering.

FCNL in the News Advocacy Teams in the News 

Members of Advocacy Teams are publishing letters to the editor and op-eds all around the country. See where they're getting published!

Event The World We Seek: We Can Live It (Cincinnati Event) 

On December 3, join us to hear firsthand about what the capital campaign means to FCNL and the future of Quaker advocacy. This local event welcomes everyone who wants to participate, and widens our network of supporters, local community leaders, and organizers.

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Work with FCNL Apply to the Young Fellows Program 

Submit your application to join the 2017-2018 class of young fellows working in Washington, DC. You'll be a part of our staff for 11 months in this paid program for recent grads.

Update Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children 

The “Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children” bill, S. 246, was signed into law by President Obama in October.

Register for Spring Lobby Weekend 2017 

Join hundreds of young adults for training and advocacy in Washington, DC. This year's event will be held from March 18-21.

Update A Conversation on Income Inequality 

Income inequality in our current economic system is a problem, both for fairness and for the strength of the economy.

Update Border Communities: Bi-National, Beloved, Broken 

Photos and stories from a trip to El Paso, meeting with people committed to immigration reform that protects and supports border communities.

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