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Update The U.S. Must Assume Responsibility for Climate Displacement 

Twenty-four million people are displaced on average each year due to severe weather events. As the climate crisis worsens, and the frequency and intensity of severe weather events increases, this figure is set to grow even larger.

Support FCNL Giving Tuesday Challenge: I Hope You'll Join Me 

This Giving Tuesday, please join me—a sustainer and 2017-18 Advocacy Corps alumnus—in becoming a monthly donor. I'm supporting the FCNL Education Fund today, because its training and research directly benefits advocates like you and me.

Event Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute 2020 

November 12-15, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

Join FCNL November 12-15, 2020 for Annual Meeting and the Quaker Public Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Letter FCNL Endorses the Remove the Stain Act 

FCNL wrote a letter to Sens. Elizabeth Warren (MA) and Jeff Merkley (OR) on Nov. 21 thanking them for their introduction of the Remove the Stain Act. The bill, first introduced in the House in June, would revoke the Medal of Honor from soldiers who participated in the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre, in which hundreds of Lakota people were murdered on the Pine Ridge Reservation. FCNL is proud to endorse this legislation.

Support FCNL Ready to pay it forward? 

For Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, FCNL is challenging our network to recruit 50 new monthly donors (sustainers) in support of the FCNL Education Fund. As a fellow activist, I hope you’ll participate!

Update Building on the Pope's Call for Nuclear Abolition 

On Nov. 24, Pope Francis visited the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to renew his call for the global elimination of nuclear weapons.

Update Right Time, Right Place: Grateful for Your Advocacy 

In this season of thanksgiving, I am reflecting on how very grateful I am for FCNL’s network of advocates.

Statement FCNL Submits Comment Opposing Proposed Changes to SNAP  

The Department of Agriculture recently unveiled a proposed rule that would reduce Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits by $4.5 billion over five years. FCNL submitted a public comment on Nov. 26 decrying the proposal, which would have an outsize impact on low-income families and marginalized communities.

Update Senate Investigation into CIA Torture Hits the Big Screen 

Currently in theaters and premiering Nov. 29 on Amazon Prime, “The Report” recounts a five-year effort by Senate staff to investigate the CIA’s use of torture after the Sept. 11 attacks. The resulting report—known as the Torture Report—revealed the staggering extent of the CIA’s disturbing and unethical interrogation program.

Setting Legislative Priorities 

117th Congress (2021-2022)

FCNL is asking Friends from across the U.S. to help set our legislative priorities for the 117th Congress.

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