The first major interaction I had with FCNL was at Spring Lobby Weekend, our annual four-day conference that brings young adults to Washington DC to lobby their members of Congress. My experience at SLW profoundly shaped my view of FCNL and led me to where I am today- working as the Program Assistant for Human Rights and Civil Liberties.
In this op-ed, Abigail Stowe-Thurston, the program assistant for nuclear policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Erin Connolly, the program assistant at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, urge the U.S. to choose peace in the face of nuclear conflict.
Spring Lobby Weekend registration is open! As you may have heard, from March 17-20, 2018, we will be lobbying Congress to advance meaningful reforms to our broken immigration system, not endless enforcement.
Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.
As the nation faces the latest mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Friends are offering thoughts and prayers, holding in the light all who are touched by these human tragedies. Out of this sense of spirit, Friends are also committing to action to stop this violence.
And GOP leaders in the House who seek to defer to the Trump administration and avoid upsetting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other American partners invested in the war may attempt to prevent the vote from taking place altogether through arcane legislative maneuvers, said Kate Gould of the Friends Committee for National Legislation.
We seek an earth restored. “Inside the Greenhouse” is a monthly newsletter which provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country.