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Advocacy Resource Help! My Representatives Are Great. What Now? 

Why and how to communicate with your members of Congress

Your work isn't over on Election Day. While your members of Congress might agree with you, are they leaders on issues you care about, or are they sitting on the sidelines? Work with your members of Congress to advance peace and justice.

Advocacy Resource Help! My Representatives Never Agree with Me 

Why and how to communicate with your members of Congress

It can be frustrating when your members of Congress disagree with you on many or even most issues. But with persistence, organizing, and strategy, you can move your members of Congress toward peace and justice.

Advocacy Resource Asking Questions at Town Halls 

Town halls are a great opportunity to hear directly from your member of Congress. Here are some tips to help you make the most of it.

Advocacy Resource Policy Change Without Representation: DC Action Steps 

For DC residents, influencing policy without congressional representation can be a challenge. Here's what you can do.

Advocacy Resource Meet with Congress for the First Time 

February 28-April 21

Spend just 15 minutes a week learning the skills that will prepare you for effective advocacy. By the end of the online training (February 28-April 21), you’ll be ready to go on your first lobby visit with your member of Congress’s office.

Advocacy Resource Moving Your Members of Congress Toward Peace and Justice 

Scales of Leadership

Whether your members of Congress are consistent advocates for peace and justice, or they're quiet or active against the issues you care about, there's always something you can ask them to do to tip the scale toward justice.

Advocacy Resource 5 Ways to Make Congress Hear You 

Members of Congress have to listen to constituents — it’s the only way they keep their jobs — but not all communications with Congress are equal. These tips will help you communicate effectively to solve problems and change policy.

Advocacy Resource 5 Ways to Bring FCNL to Your Meeting 

Lifting up our shared concerns through advocacy can energize our meetings. Find out how your meeting can get involved with FCNL's work.

Advocacy Resource Community Lobby Day Training 

Everything you need to prepare for your December lobby visits

FCNL wants to help you have a successful Community Lobby Day visit! Check out these resources to help you have the most effective lobby visit you can in December.

Advocacy Resource Love Thy Neighbor 

No Exceptions

Our country is struggling with deep divisions. Amid the blame of and attack on those who are different - in political views, race, religion, country of origin, or sexual orientation - it becomes even more urgent to highlight the value we place in one another. FCNL's #LoveThyNeighbor (No Exceptions) campaign seeks to shift the narrative.

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