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Inside the Greenhouse 

May

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

Event Artist Talk: Art and Advocacy Through Comics  

Join FCNL on June 1st at 6:30pm for an evening with our Friend in Washington Joey Hartmann-Dow as she shares about her experience creating a comic series about lobbying for social justice. Joey is a Quaker artist who has been working with FCNL this spring to create this project to show what it looks like to lobby for the first time.

Bipartisan Dialogue on Climate and Infrastructure 

On May 16th, 2018, Representatives John Faso (NY-19) and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) came to FCNL’s Quaker Welcome Center for a bipartisan conversation on climate change.

Background Question for Candidates: International Climate Action 

Climate change is a global problem that needs global solutions. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement points the U.S. in the wrong direction, endangering both our negotiating power with other nations and the well-being of communities around the world.

PREPARE Passes, Persistence Pays Off 

In 2015, I was a junior in college, studying environmental biology. I was keenly aware of the issue of climate change and trying to figure out what I could do to get involved as a college student.

Inside the Greenhouse 

Earth Day

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter about FCNL’s environmental work, ways to engage members of Congress, and stories of your work around the country. In addition to FCNL’s staff lobbyists, this year our Advocacy Corps -- 20 young people nationwide -- are working with us for congressional action on climate change.

Update On Earth Day, Speak Out for Global Action on Climate Change 

Every Earth Day, we are reminded that all life on this planet is interconnected. We remember that the natural world is sacred and that we have a lot of work left to do to protect our ecosystems and atmosphere.

Update Seeks Series 

A Friend in Washington Project

This Spring, an unconventional Friend in Washington joins FCNL at 205 C. St. Joey Hartmann-Dow is a Young Adult Friend from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, currently collaborating with FCNL to create a series of comic books about lobbying.

Inside the Greenhouse 

March

Inside the Greenhouse is a monthly newsletter that provides insight into FCNL’s environmental work, discusses opportunities to engage members of Congress on environmental issues, and shares stories of your work around the country. This year, our climate team is joined by FCNL’s Advocacy Corps, a group of 20 young people nationwide, in working for congressional action on climate change.

Update Congress Writes a Check to Balance Trump's Anti-Environment Agenda 

What the 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill Means For Climate, Energy and the Environment

On March 22nd, Congress approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill. This omnibus spending bill outlines the money that will be allocated to federal agencies and programs for the remainder of 2018.

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