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Update Meet the New Advocacy Corps Class! 

Meet the 2018-2019 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers. These 20 young adults from across the U.S. will be organizing their communities to stop the militarization of police, an issue that has permeated our society and particularly affects communities of color.

Background Prison Reform: Not Enough to Seriously Address Mass Incarceration 

The House passed prison reform without reductions to mandatory minimum sentences that have incarcerated millions; some for decades.

Advocacy Corps 2018-2019 

Meet the 2018-2019 class of Advocacy Corps Organizers. These twenty young adults from around the U.S. will be organizing their communities to stop the militarization of police.

Advocacy Resource June is Gun Violence Awareness Month 

The month of June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, with a day of action taking place across the country on June 2nd. In preparation for this, we’re compiling some of our own resources as well as materials and information from coalition members and outside organizations that are getting involved.

Advocacy Resource 2018 Elections: Town Halls and Candidate Forums 

Changing the Conversation

You can help shape what the elections in your Congressional district look like: ask questions at candidate forums, or even host a forum yourself!

PREPARE Passes, Persistence Pays Off 

In 2015, I was a junior in college, studying environmental biology. I was keenly aware of the issue of climate change and trying to figure out what I could do to get involved as a college student.

Update The Poor People’s Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival 

by Eric Ginsburg, Assistant Clerk, FCNL Executive Committee

The Poor People's Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival begins on May 14, 2018, kicking off 40 days of nonviolent direct action across the U.S. Eric Ginsburg, Assistant Clerk of FCNL's General Committee, writes about his involvement in the Poor People's Campaign and its connection with FCNL's mission and values.

Update Seeks Series 

A Friend in Washington Project

This Spring, an unconventional Friend in Washington joins FCNL at 205 C. St. Joey Hartmann-Dow is a Young Adult Friend from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, currently collaborating with FCNL to create a series of comic books about lobbying.

Update For some, gun violence looks like police violence 

Organize against police militarization with Advocacy Corps

Military-style weapons don’t belong in our streets. Not in the hands of civilians who can wreak carnage at a high school with an assault rifle. But also not in the hands of police, who, armed with tanks and grenade launchers, can look and feel more like an occupying force than officers sworn to protect and serve.

Panelists and Workshop Facilitators 

Spring Lobby Weekend 2018

Learn more about our panelists and workshop facilitators at Spring Lobby Weekend 2018.

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