1. Event

Annual Meeting & Quaker Public Policy Institute 2017

November 2-5, 2017 in Washington, DC

Learn. Lobby. Lead. As FCNL enters our 75th year, join Quakers and friends for four days of community, celebration, and advocacy.

Diane talks to constituents.

Mark Pratt-Russum

Your voice. Our power.

For 75 years, FCNL has lobbied Congress to act for peace, for justice, and for a sustainable planet.

Quaker advocacy has never been more important. Join us in Washington on November 2-5, 2017 for FCNL's Annual Meeting and Public Policy Institute. Come learn, lobby, and lead.

Event Register for Annual Meeting and the Quaker Public Policy Institute 

Learn, lobby, lead. Join us for four days of community and advocacy as we celebrate the close of FCNL's capital campaign.

Event Register for the Quaker Public Policy Institute 

In just two days, get the skills and information you need to meet with your members of Congress.

Location and Accommodations

The event will be held on November 2-5, 2017 in the Washington Court Hotel, located at 525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001.

FCNL has reserved a block of rooms at the Washington Court Hotel. If you already have a room or would like to find a roommate, there is a Spaceshare portal you can use to find a match.


Tentative Schedule

All events are at the Washington Court Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, November 2 (Quaker Public Policy Institute)

Learn. Lobby. Lead.
  • Registration
  • Welcome
  • Orientation
  • Policy briefing

Friday, November 3 (Quaker Public Policy Institute)

  • Lobby training
  • Lobbying your members of Congress
  • Plenary

Saturday, November 4 (Annual Meeting)

  • Meeting for Worship with attention to business
  • Workshops
  • Plenary
  • Young Fellows speeches

Sunday, November 5 (Annual Meeting)

  • Meeting for Worship with attention to business
  • Meeting for Worship