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Event Listening and Discerning Legislative Priorities 

Jan. 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. EST | Join via Zoom

Every two years, FCNL asks Friends around the country for help in setting the focus of our advocacy work.

Event Building Bridges, Building a Movement: Loving Thy Neighbor in 2020 

Dec. 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. EST | Quaker Welcome Center

Love is hard, but Scripture is clear. We are called to love our neighbors - all our neighbors - without exception.

Event Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2020 

November 12-15, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

Join FCNL November 12-15, 2020 for Annual Meeting and the Quaker Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Event The Pendle Hill Quaker Institute: Practicing Our Heritage of Mysticism and Resistance 

Dec. 12-15, 2019 | Wallingford, PA

On Dec. 12-15, José Woss, FCNL’s Legislative Manager for Criminal Justice and Election Integrity, will join other leaders at Pendle Hill’s Quaker Institute.

Event Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day: The Long Arc of FCNL Advocacy 

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Columbus Day overlooks a painful colonial history and minimizes the important contributions made by Indigenous peoples throughout this continent’s history. That’s why FCNL has chosen to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead.

Event Restore Pell Grants for Incarcerated Students: Briefing with Rep. Danny Davis and Jose Woss 

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This fall Congress has a chance do do something life-changing: restore access to Pell Grans for incarcerated students. On September 10, 2019, FCNL hosted a special briefing with Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07) and José Woss, FCNL’s legislative manager for criminal justice.

Event Working Together to End Gun Violence: Meet Advocacy Corps Organizers and Take Action 

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In response to recent mass shootings and the pain that has swept our communities once again, young people are raising their voices and taking a stand against gun violence. You can join this movement!

Event A Religious Perspective on Carbon Pricing 

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As the impacts of climate change continue to worsen, Congress is stepping up its consideration of policies that will address our contribution to climate change and support communities suffering its effects. This webinar, featuring Emily Wirzba, FCNL’s Legislative Representative for Sustainable Energy & Environment, provides a faith-based perspective on one such proposal: carbon pricing.

Event Speaking Truth to Power: A Faithful Response to U.S. Detention and Asylum Policies 

July 23 at 3:00 p.m. | Webinar

The Trump administration's asylum policies have vastly reduced the number of asylum seekers accepted into the United States and forced many asylum seekers to wait for months in exceedingly dangerous situations while their cases are processed through U.S. courts.

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

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On July 10, FCNL hosted a conversation with Dwight Wilson and Eduardo Diaz, two seasoned Quakers who have served as national leaders in the work for civilian oversight of law enforcement.

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