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  1. Background White Supremacy Is Wrong, and We Must Act 

    Our country is looking for moral leadership. President Trump is failing us.

  2. Background Rooting Out White Supremacy in our Nation 

    What transpired in Charlottesville, VA unnerves and grieves us. It is a manifestation of fear and hatred that is contrary to the world we seek - a society with justice and equity for all.

  3. Update This Week with North Korea 

    Tensions with North Korea escalated dramatically this week. President Trump threatened "fire and fury" against North Korea, while North Korea boasted of plans to splash missiles in the waters around Guam, a U.S. territory home to more than 162,000 people.

  4. Update Improving Election Integrity Through Our Voices 

    Elections are often dominated by who can raise the most money to blanket the airwaves. This is at the heart of the worst problem affecting the integrity of our elections: money in politics and access.

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Countering White Supremacy 

Ways to Act

We are called to stand up for justice and love in our communities and with our elected leaders. Here are some ways we can do that.

Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide 

When hate flares, you can rise up against it.

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Advocacy Resource Civility and Smarts in Lobbying 

Lobbying can be frustrating when things don’t go your way, but civility is all-too-rare for many congressional offices, and your gratitude can have a big impact.

Event Advocacy Teams Leadership Summit 

On Wed., Nov. 1, Teams from across the country will gather to learn from one another, deepen our advocacy skills, and celebrate the momentum we are building together. (By invitation only)

Advocacy Resource How to Schedule an In-District Lobby Visit 

Setting up a meeting at your member of Congress' local office can be a lengthy and complicated process, but don’t let this obstacle deter you from doing it! Making an in-person lobby visit is one of the most effective ways to communicate your concerns to your member of congress.

Statement Holding Kenya in the Light 

We hold Kenya in the Light as the country enters into a crucial post-election period.

Update First Week in Washington 

Advocacy Corps Summer Intensive

Advocacy Corps organizers from around the country gathered in Washington, DC to connect and learn from each other and experts on Capitol Hill.

Advocacy Resource Take Action From Afar 

Since politicians must answer to their district or state at the end of the day, congressional offices tend to prioritize the opinions of constituents over those who aren’t from their district.

Update The Quaker Welcome Center Takes Shape 

Steel in the Ground

In recent months, the FCNL office has been noisier than usual, with the sounds of rumbles, bangs, and crashes adding to the usual hum of conversation. The extra noise, coming from the renovation work next door, is a source of gratitude.

Letter 25 Groups urge President Trump to fill key leadership position for Africa 

FCNL signed a letter to President Trump urging him to fill a key leadership position at the State Department. The highest level of diplomatic efforts are desperately needed to address conflict across Africa.

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