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Advocacy Resource August Recess: A Time for Action 

Congress is home - “Drop-by" & make your voice heard!

Every member of Congress is home from August 2-September 9. There’s no better time to drop-by local congressional offices to advocate for the policy issues that you care about. FCNL is here to support your advocacy!

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 Meetup Motivators 

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!

Advocacy Resource FCNL Meetups 

Seek. Meet(up). Advocate.

Want to join a community of advocates committed to changing the world for the better? Want to lobby Congress using FCNL’s effective tools and resources? Join FCNL Meetups!

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.

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