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Since 1960, Friends in Washington have been forceful advocates for change on major issues. These experienced Friends contribute their expertise and passion to FCNL’s vision of peace and justice by traveling to Washington for short-term service.

Friends in Washington Doug McCown and Becky Steele
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Emily Sajewski / FCNL
Friends in Washington Doug McCown and Becky Steele
  • Michelle Caughey, 2020: Health Care Policy

  • George Caughey, 2020: William Penn House Archives and History

  • Bob Winkleblack, 2019: Climate Disruption and Advocacy Teams

  • Carole Winkleblack, 2019: FCNL Archives

  • DeAnne Butterfield, 2019: Nuclear Disarmament

  • Welling Hall, 2018: Advocacy Curriculum Creation and Art Exhibit

  • George Conyne, 2018: Militarism

  • Joey Hartmann-Dow, 2018: Climate Disruption and Mass Incarceration

  • Diana Roose, 2018: Police Militarization and FCNL’s 75th Anniversary

  • Becky Steele, 2016: Political participation and elections

  • Doug McCown, 2016: Business processes and strategic advocacy

  • Lon Burnham, 2015: Relationships with Texas delegation

  • Phil Emmi, 2014: Growth policies and the environment

  • Elaine Emmi, 2014: Strengthening connections to Quaker meetings and churches

  • Helena Cobban, 2007: U.S. foreign policy

  • Cushman Anthony, 2005: Native American issues

  • Jeanne Herrick-Stare, 2002: Human rights and civil liberties

  • Jean Rosenberg, 1993: North American Free Trade Agreement

  • Ralph Kerman, 1988-89: Energy, the environment, and nuclear policy

 

Friends in Washington stand in a doorway
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Chris Letts / FCNL
  • Diane Payne, 1975-76: Indian Health Care Improvement Act

  • Bryan Michener, 1975: Indian Health Care Improvement Act

  • Richard Post, 1973: Diplomatic relations with Cuba

  • Samuel Levering, 1972-73: Law of the Sea

  • Miriam Levering, 1972-73: Law of the Sea

  • Landrum Bolling, March 1969: Middle East peace

  • William Edgerton, 1968: Soviet Union

  • Cecil Thomas, 1962: Civil rights

  • Eugene Boardman, 1965-66: U.S.-China policy

  • Richard W. Taylor, 1963-64: Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • Ben Seaver, Spring 1963: Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, U.N. financing

  • Madge Seaver, Spring 1963: Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, U.N. financing

  • J. Stuart Innerst, 1960-61: Laos, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

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