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Advocacy Corps

Apply by April 9, 2018


As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you'll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change. You'll also learn critical organizing skills and put them into practice with hands-on leadership experience.

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The Advocacy Corps is a 9 month-long program where young adults between the ages of 19-30 get paid to organize their local community around federal legislation. Advocacy Corps organizers connect local activists and leaders with their local member of Congress to affect big, long-term change. During the course of this program, Advocacy Corps organizers learn critical organizing skills and put them into practice with hands-on leadership experience.

Meet the Organizers
Advocacy Corps 2017-2018 

The 2017-2018 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers work with Congress on meaningful, bipartisan climate action.

Advocacy Corps 2016-2017 

The 2016-2017 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers work with Congress on comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform.

Advocacy Corps organizers…

  • Recruit local volunteers
  • Meet with members of Congress
  • Organize others to meet with members of Congress and their staff
  • Write letters to the editor and op-eds
  • Mobilize people to come to Washington

The logistics:

  • Spend 10 days in Washington, DC at the Summer Intensive Training. Meet other Corps members and FCNL staff.
  • Organize in your community from September through May.
  • Come back to DC -- expenses paid -- for the weekend in November and March for FCNL's lobby days.
  • Get paid $3000 for successful work.
Frequently Asked Questions About Advocacy Corps 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is looking for young adults 19 – 30 to join a network of people who will be paid to mobilize their communities to influence members of Congress.