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Advocacy Resource Four Reasons to Meet Face to Face with Your Representative 

If the Advocacy Teams program had a mantra, it would be this: Never stop strengthening your team’s relationship with congressional offices.

Advocacy Resource Advocate for National Change in Your Community 

Drop by local congressional offices and make your voice heard!

Visiting the local offices of your members of Congress is one of the most effective ways to advocate for the policy issues you care about. Drop-by visits are usually short, but their impact can be immense.

Advocacy Resource Visiting Friends and Opening Doors for Witness 

By Eric Ginsburg

Every year, I leave FCNL’s annual meeting feeling new energy and enthusiasm. I leave buoyed and encouraged by the shared commitment of several hundred Friends and friends of Friends to the causes of peace, equality, justice, and a sustainable future.

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.

Advocacy Resource “We get heard by listening”: FCNL Advocacy Teams Use Quiet Power to Make Noise in Washington  

The world of foreign policy can be noisy. In this interview, Anthony Wier, who leads FCNL's work on nuclear disarmament, explains how the quiet, behind-the-scenes work done by grassroots FCNL Advocacy Teams cuts through the noise on Capitol Hill.

Advocacy Resource Interfaith Week of Action to Stop Family Detention 

Join the National Call-in Day on Wednesday, September 26th to call on Congress to protect families and stop fueling unjust detention, deportation, and border policies.

Advocacy Resource Interfaith Resource: Engage With Congress on Family Incarceration and Separation 

Congress has an important role to play to end family incarceration and separation. But right now, they are considering pouring billions of dollars into inhumane immigration enforcement, detention, and border militarization, while considering legislation that could incarcerate more families indefinitely.

Advocacy Resource DHN Releases Pivot Planning Document on Poverty in U.S. 

Poverty still remains a prevalent issue in the U.S., particularly for communities of color. Millions of people remain far from their potential, often living on incomes too low to afford the basics, even if they work.

Advocacy Resource Climate Questions for Candidates 

With the 2018 midterms approaching, candidates will be out in states and districts holding constituent forums and events. These events are great opportunities to engage candidates on important issues like climate change.

Advocacy Resource Foreign Policy: Questions for Candidates 

Washington Newsletter No. 785, June 2018

Even when you disagree with a candidate, engaging in a civil dialogue can leave the door open for future conversation.

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