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Action Alert Breaking: The Senate is Preparing to Vote on a More Peaceful World  

Yesterday, the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with overwhelming bipartisan support!

Update Dismantling Racism in U.S. Foreign Policy 

A conversation with Salih Booker

On June 26, Salih Booker from the Center for International Policy led a stimulating conversation with FCNL’s staff and network on structural racism that permeates U.S. foreign policy.

Update Momentum to Prevent Violent Conflict Builds in Congress 

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (S.1158) in a voice vote yesterday.

Press Release FCNL Applauds Senate Committee Passage of Genocide, Atrocities Prevention Act 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC (June 27, 2018) – The Quaker lobby, the Friends National Committee (FCNL) applauded the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for approving the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (S.1158). Passed Tuesday, the bill will now move to the Senate floor for a full vote.

Event Those Who Cannot Remember the Past are Doomed to Repeat It 

Wednesday, June 27 at 6:30 p.m. EST in the Quaker Welcome Center

Please join FCNL, Friend and author Diana Roose, and Academy award-winning director David Goodman for a film screening of "Elder Voices."

Event Witness Wednesday: A story of faith and action from Quaker educator Kate English 

Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 PM EST in the Quaker Welcome Center

Please join FCNL and Kate English in the Quaker Welcome Center Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a conversation with her and our FCNL moderator and Peacebuilding lobbyist Theo Sitther, who will speak to the status and movement of the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Act in the House.

Letter 60 NGOs Urge Senator Corker to Lead on Elie Wiesel Act 

In a letter issued on May 29, 60 non-governmental organizations write to urge Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair, Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), to schedule the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act for consideration before the Committee at the next business meeting.

Update A Major Step toward the Peaceful Prevention of Deadly Conflict 

A key Congressional Committee just took the first major step in years to insist the U.S. government needs to invest more in preventing violence and war and put money, staff time and interagency resources into addressing the root causes of insecurity and violent conflict.

Press Release FCNL Applauds Committee Passage of Genocide, Atrocities Prevention Act 

Washington, DC (May 17, 2018) – The Quaker lobby, the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) applauded the approval today of the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 (H.R. 3030) by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Press Release 34 Groups Oppose Trump Administration’s Rescission of the Complex Crises Fund 

FCNL along with other faith, humanitarian, human rights, and peacebuilding organizations call on Congress to reject the Trump administration's proposed rescission of the Complex Crises Fund.

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