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Event Peace in Our Hearts, Justice in the World 

FCNL joins Friends at FGC Gathering June 30-July 6, 2019 at Grinnell College in Grinnell, IA.

FCNL staff and friends are bringing Quaker Advocacy to Grinnell College and Friends General Committee June 30-July 6, 2019. We hope to see you, if you are in town for the day or at the gathering for the week!

Event Watch the Recording: Gun Violence Prevention - From Grassroots to Capitol Hill 

On June 20, 2019, FCNL hosted a conversation with gun violence prevention advocate, Peter Murchison. Peter is a member of Wilton Quaker Meeting in Connecticut and an outspoken advocate for gun violence prevention. He engages in this important work in honor of his nephew, Daniel Barden one of the children who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Event Listen to the Recording: Immigration Update: What’s Happened and What’s Next?  

On June 18, 2019, FCNL’s Immigration and Refugee Policy team, Hannah Evans and Gabriela Viera, offered a special briefing. Listen to the recording to hear about how our immigration priorities have played out in D.C. and how you can take action on the next steps to advancing political change.

Event Proposed Rule Changes and Regulatory Attacks 

Watch the Recording

On June 18, Amelia Keagan, FCNL's legislative director for domestic policy, joined partners from the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs for a special briefing.

Event Join a Special Screening of "An Endless War? Getting Out of Afghanistan" 

Jun 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EDT | Washington, D.C.

Nearly 18 years after U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11, the Afghan conflict has become America’s longest and costliest war. Yet today, the Taliban is stronger and controls more territory than at any time since 2001.

Event Listen to the Recording: Let’s Talk Climate Solutions with Rep. Costello  

Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) has been key to the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s work to foster bipartisan climate change action in Congress. On May 22, he joined FCNL advocates for a special climate briefing.

Event Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2019 

November 13-17, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Be a part of Quaker advocacy that challenges us to Love Thy Neighbor (No Exceptions). Join FCNL November 13-17, 2019 for Annual Meeting and the Quaker Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Event Fostering Civic Oversight with Law Enforcement: Two Quakers’ Stories  

July 10, 2019 6:30 p.m. EDT | Zoom Video Conference

Join us on July 10 for our next Quaker Change Maker event featuring Dwight Wilson and Eduardo Diaz, two seasoned Quakers who have served as national leaders in the work for civilian oversight of law enforcement.

Event Living the Palestine Experience by Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer 

May 8, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Under military occupation in Palestine, a Quaker school is thriving. How are Quaker values providing hope and building a foundation for a peaceful, just future? How does the Israeli-Palestinian conflict affect daily life in Israel and Palestine? What might the future hold for this troubled region? Join us for the next Quaker Change Maker series event to hear how from Friends Arthur Meyer Boyd and Margaret Boyd Meyer.

Event Tumult, Turmoil and Truth: Vital Quaker Witness Today 

Watch Diane Randall deliver the 2019 Stephen G. Cary Memorial Lecture at Pendle Hill

In a time of cultural division and distrust, the voices of Quakers in the public sphere is needed more than ever. Quakers have gifts for witness, standing for peace, nonviolence, protection of our planet, and concern for the oppressed, neglected, and scorned.

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