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Advocacy Resource Minute for Black Lives 

Minute for Black Lives, approved June 13, 2020.

  • Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends
Advocacy Resource Statement for Dismantling Racism 

Whidbey Island Friends Meeting Statement for Dismantling Racism: A Faithful Ethical and Moral Framework, June 14, 2020

Advocacy Resource Quaker Statements on Police Violence and Racism  

Minutes, Statements, and Resources from Quaker Organizations

This collection of Quaker minutes and statements on police violence and racism come from Quaker organizations, meetings, and churches. Black lives matter. FCNL and the larger Quaker world are proclaiming this truth in our communities, our actions, and our statements.

Advocacy Resource Minute on Responding to the Police Violence Against People of Color 

Friends Meeting of Austin Minute on Responding to the Police Violence Against People of Color, June 2020.

Advocacy Resource Voter Registration Toolkit 

Before the 2020 election, FCNL is trying to get 500 young adults registered to vote. Below is a toolkit with resources you need to mobilize your communities and make their voices heard.

Advocacy Resource Lobby Congress From Home  

Make your voice heard safely and effectively. Organize your own virtual lobby visit!

Congress needs to hear your voice, especially during this unprecedented national quarantine. Now is the time to lobby “virtually” via your home phone or computer!

Advocacy Resource Virginia Beach Friends Meeting Peace Minute 

Virginia Beach Friends Meeting sent this Peace Minute to their representatives and legislators, January 2020.

Advocacy Resource War is Not the Answer 

MLK’s Words Endure as an Anti-War Sign

It was post-9/11, and Friends in Atlanta Friends Meeting wanted to publicly witness against war. Friends listened to their hearts’ stirrings during business meeting, and “War is Not the Answer” became the Meeting’s new yard sign.

Advocacy Resource Singing to Senators and Baking Cookies: Examples of Creative Advocacy 

Creative advocacy can take many different forms. If you're looking for inspiration, here are a few stories of advocates getting imaginative with their lobbying.

Advocacy Resource Making a Lasting Impression with Creative Advocacy 

As Quaker advocates, we know that the most effective way to influence our elected officials is to build a relationship with members of Congress and their staff. But this isn’t always easy, and many grassroots advocates across the country have discovered an important principle along the way: to be effective, sometimes you need to get creative.

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