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Event White Privilege Conference 

March 20-23, 2019 | Cedar Rapids, IA

The WPC provides a challenging, collaborative and comprehensive experience. They strive to empower and equip individuals to work for equity and justice through self and social transformations.

Event Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 

April 1, 2019 | 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

In a tumultuous world filled with turmoil and abounding in lies and half-truths, the voice of Quakers in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Quakers have gifts for witness, standing for peace, nonviolence, protection of our planet, concern for the oppressed, neglected, and scorned.

Background The For the People Act  

Bill Analysis of H.R. 1

On the second day of the 116th Congress, the new House Democratic introduced a major piece of legislation to address election integrity. The bill’s main components focus on voting and election laws, campaign finance, and ethics.

Advocacy Resource FCNL Meetups: April-June 2019 

Seek, Meet(up), and Advocate

Want to change the world? Want to bring your concerns to Congress using FCNL’s effective tools and resources? Become a Meetup Motivator!

2019 Policy Revision Process 

Update to “The World We Seek: Statement of Legislative Policy”

American society, our political order and culture have changed dramatically over the past several years. While some issues and challenges are omnipresent, others have arisen anew. We believe that Friends can play a unique role in discerning and envisioning a more peaceful, just, and inclusive world. We turn to you as we look to revise and update FCNL’s foundational policy document - The World We Seek: Statement of Legislative Policy (Policy Statement).

Event Faithful Action in a time of Political Turmoil 

February 10, 2019 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

A Discussion with Diane Randall, Executive Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Update Eyes on the Horizon 

During what is quickly becoming the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and disempowered. With speculation, contradictions, and Twitter innuendo flying, one can lose sight of the bigger picture.

Advocacy Resource New Congress. New Start. 

The 116th session of Congress—the most diverse in history—officially convenes today. It begins with the government still partially shut down and no single party controlling Congress.

Support FCNL Look at What We Accomplished Together 

The last few weeks have been a source of inspiration and hope. In a time when many of our government’s policies are moving us in the wrong direction, we’ve also seen the positive impact that faithful advocates like you can have.

Support FCNL Loving People Who Stand in the Way of Peace and Justice 

Love thy neighbor. No exceptions. Whether your neighbor is an undocumented immigrant, an elected official, a single mother on SNAP, a border patrol agent, or someone with opposing political views, they are all part of our beloved community.

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