Social media is a tool you can use all year round from anywhere. Even when you cannot schedule a lobby visit spur of the moment, you have a voice and we want to empower you to use it to help us steer U.S policies toward peace and justice.
Lobbying with a group multiplies your power; every person’s stories and
connections can help move policy change forward. Finding a group to
lobby with takes intentional conversations – just like a lobby visit!
Engaging with candidates is an important part of relationship-building, a theme that carries through much of FCNL’s advocacy work. Candidates running for state office or Congress can be particularly accessible to their potential constituents.
Hate speech and Islamophobia are fanning the flames of anti-Muslim violence across the United States. Hate crimes against Muslims in the U.S. are at an all-time high, and people of Middle Eastern descent or perceived as Muslim -- regardless of their actual religion -- are also facing persecution.
Going on a lobby visit may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. We break down what to do before, during, and after your visit into 6 steps - and give you resources to make the most of your time in a congressional office.
FCNL's multi-issue advocacy connects Quaker testimonies with legislation in the U.S. Congress and the administration.
FCNL has moved to telework!
The FCNL offices are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are lobbying online and by phone for the world we seek. Your engagement with Congress at this time is essential! Join us and become a monthly donor.