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Update Quaker Decision-Making as Spiritual Practice 

How learning how to clerk helped center my spirit this Advent

Prior to Advent, I spent a November weekend at Pendle Hill, the Quaker retreat center outside of Philadelphia. I wanted to learn about the Quaker decision-making and clerking process—not only to understand it better, but also to see what I could incorporate into my job at FCNL.

Event Building Bridges, Building a Movement: Loving Thy Neighbor in 2020 

Dec. 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. EST | Quaker Welcome Center

Love is hard, but Scripture is clear. We are called to love our neighbors - all our neighbors - without exception.

Support FCNL Giving Tuesday Challenge: I Hope You'll Join Me 

This Giving Tuesday, please join me—a sustainer and 2017-18 Advocacy Corps alumnus—in becoming a monthly donor. I'm supporting the FCNL Education Fund today, because its training and research directly benefits advocates like you and me.

Support FCNL Ready to pay it forward? 

For Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, FCNL is challenging our network to recruit 50 new monthly donors (sustainers) in support of the FCNL Education Fund. As a fellow activist, I hope you’ll participate!

Update Right Time, Right Place: Grateful for Your Advocacy 

In this season of thanksgiving, I am reflecting on how very grateful I am for FCNL’s network of advocates.

Setting Legislative Priorities 

117th Congress (2021-2022)

FCNL is asking Friends from across the U.S. to help set our legislative priorities for the 117th Congress.

Statement Stop all Construction of Settlements in Occupied Palestinian Territory 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation repudiates the statement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the United States government regards all Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory as legal. FCNL supports the right of Israelis and Palestinians to self-determination and security in their own homeland.

Washington Newsletter Washington Newsletter: Advocating with and for Native Americans  

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is one of a few faith-based groups that lobbies with and for Native Americans on issues affecting their communities. Through the years, FCNL has developed a credibility that enables it to provide Congress with unbiased insight and information about the issues that affect indigenous peoples in the United States.

Love Thy Neighbor: Annual Meeting 2019 

Highlights

More than 400 Quakers and friends came together from across the country to engage in worship, listening, and advocacy as we lobbied together to end endless war!

Background The World We Seek 

FCNL's Statement of Legislative Policy

This statement of policy embodies our convictions and provides the foundation for our work. It derives from careful discernment by Friends throughout the nation who have identified the fundamental vision that underlies our legislative actions.

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