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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.

Background Apply for Financial Assistance for Spring Lobby Weekend 

FCNL is offering a limited amount of financial assistance to young adults.

Update Everyday Prophets Still Needed 

The elections are over. The new 116th Congress will start on Jan. 3, 2019 with no single party controlling all the levers of power.

How Many More Tragic Acts of Gun Violence Will It Take?  

On October 27 we watched another horrendous mass shooting take place, as 11 people were slain and several others were injured in a shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. This anti-Semitic act of violence has no place in our communities or country. We stand in solidarity with our Jewish neighbors and friends against this hatred.

Update Two Weeks to Election Day: Let’s Harness Our Power 

I’ve been reflecting on power lately – who has it and who uses it. By the numbers we, millennials and members of Generation Z, should have a lot of sway.

Update New IPCC Report Offers Stark Warning on the Climate Crisis 

The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a landmark report on the levels of warming our planet can safely withstand and the steps we will need to take to avert a climate crisis. The prognosis is even worse than many had previously thought.

Background Inside the Greenhouse  

October 2018

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories that impact our work.

Update Peacebuilding in Action – On the Ground in Rwanda 

During my fellowship at FCNL, I learned about the importance of advocating for U.S. policies that promote peace building and the peaceful prevention of deadly conflict. Now I am on the ground in Rwanda to learn how they are working to rebuild and reconcile communities following the 1994 genocide, which killed between 500,000 and 1 million people.

Action Alert I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6 

I sent my boss a calendar reminder to let him know that I’ll be late for work on Nov. 6. Calendar reminder: Katie is going to vote.

Action Alert We can't sit out this election 

The first step to solving any crisis is admitting that we have a problem. Say it with me: we have a voting problem. A big one.

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