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Event Interfaith Webinar to Protect the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

On Feb. 1, the Trump Administration posted a notice for proposed rulemaking through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to restrict states' flexibility to provide vital nutrition support to people who struggle to feed themselves and their families. This triggered a 60-day public comment period which ends on April 2.

Event Spring Lobby Weekend 2019 Schedule  

Saturday, March 23 - Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, DC

At Spring Lobby Weekend 2019, hundreds of students, recent grads, Quakers, and young adults will come to Washington, DC to lobby their representatives.

Event White Privilege Conference 

March 20-23, 2019 | Cedar Rapids, IA

The WPC provides a challenging, collaborative and comprehensive experience. They strive to empower and equip individuals to work for equity and justice through self and social transformations.

Event Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 

April 1, 2019 | 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

In a tumultuous world filled with turmoil and abounding in lies and half-truths, the voice of Quakers in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Quakers have gifts for witness, standing for peace, nonviolence, protection of our planet, concern for the oppressed, neglected, and scorned.

Event Faithful Action in a time of Political Turmoil 

February 10, 2019 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

A Discussion with Diane Randall, Executive Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Event Upcoming Advocacy Teams Info Call 

Advocacy Teams Trainer Sarah Freeman-Woolpert will discuss how to start or join an Advocacy Team and work to mobilize your community to advocate for peace with justice.

Event We Hold These Truths: Quakers in America 

Join FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall on Sunday, November 18 at We Hold These Truths: Quakers in America – a discussion of Mat Smart’s play The Agitators.

Event A Friend in Washington explores art, faith, and advocacy at FCNL  

Welling Hall presented her gun violence sculptures and gave an artist talk “Art Transforming Violence” on November 14, 2018, in the Quaker Welcome Center.

Event Post-Election: Join us on Capitol Hill  

There’s a disturbing news story circulating in Washington this week. According to Politico news, President Trump and Vice President Pence are preparing to launch an all-out attack on the bipartisan Senate farm bill.

Event Gratitude: A Radical (and Essential) Act 

What would our society would look like if we embraced gratitude? Not just privately, in gratitude journals and personal prayers… but as a civic practice?

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