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Event Spring Lobby Weekend  

Save the Date: March 20-23, 2021

At Spring Lobby Weekend 2020, hundreds of students, recent grads, Quakers, and young adults gather to learn and virtually lobby Congress.

Event A look back: Spring Lobby Weekend 2019! 

Saturday, March 23-Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, D.C.

Five hundred young advocates from all around the U.S. brought a clear and compelling message to Congress: Reject increased funding for immigration detention and deportation. Invest in alternatives to detention and expand accountability.

Event H.R. 1 - What comes next? 

Join José Santos Woss, FCNL's lobbyist for Election Integrity, and Jim Cason, FCNL’s Associate Executive Secretary for Strategic Advocacy, on Tuesday, March 12 for a briefing on the bill, state of play, and future of reform.

Event Environmental Advocacy Training & Stewardship Panel 

April 10, 2019 | Quaker Welcome Center and Online

Join us on April 10 the next event in our Quaker Change Maker Series featuring Emily Wirzba and Milo Keller from FCNL's Sustainable Energy and Environment team. Hear stories of Friends’ faith in action as we are called to be wise stewards of what God has provided.

Event Executive Director of Nobel Peace Prize Winner ICAN, Energizes Quaker Welcome Center 

On Monday, March 4, FCNL Executive Secretary Diane Randall joined Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), in front of a packed Quaker Welcome Center and Facebook Live audience for a conversation about ICAN’s campaign to transform the global conversation about eliminating all nuclear weapons.

Event Quaker Changemaker Events: April-May 

In the next two months, the Quaker Welcome Center will host two events that are part of our Quaker Changemaker Series. Join these hour-long discussions of topics linked to advocacy, our persistence, and our vision of the world we seek.

Event Native American Advocacy Training 

March 6, 2019 | Video Conference

Join us over Zoom webinar for a Native American Legislation Lobby Training with Lacina Tangnaqudo Onco.

Event Young Adult Quakers, Making Good Trouble! 

February 27, 2019 | Video Conference

Our Young Adult Friends are movers and shakers in the world. Join the conversation over Zoom video conference and hear stories about how Witness is taking shape in the world today with new leadership and an abundance of possibilities.

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 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.

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