Congress is home - “Drop-by" & make your voice heard!
Every member of Congress is home from August 2-September 9. There’s no better time to drop-by local congressional offices to advocate for the policy issues that you care about. FCNL is here to support your advocacy!
The world of foreign policy can be noisy. In this interview, Anthony Wier, who leads FCNL's work on nuclear disarmament, explains how the quiet, behind-the-scenes work done by grassroots FCNL Advocacy Teams cuts through the noise on Capitol Hill.
Poverty still remains a prevalent issue in the U.S., particularly for communities of color. Millions of people remain far from their potential, often living on incomes too low to afford the basics, even if they work.
The month of June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, with a day of action taking place across the country on June 2nd. In preparation for this, we’re compiling some of our own resources as well as materials and information from coalition members and outside organizations that are getting involved.
A Former Staffer’s Perspective on Why Talking to Staff Makes for Effective Advocacy
When you first ask for a meeting with your member of Congress (moC), the response a staffer is most likely to give you is “No”. A former congressional staffer explains why this is, and how to make the most of it.
In Quaker meetings and churches, meeting minutes represent the wording of a decision or an agreed upon action to be taken by the meeting or church as a whole. FCNL recognizes the vitality of minutes as advocacy tools and as a means of communicating to members of Congress how a body of their constituents is thinking and acting on a particular issue.