As an Advocacy Corps organizer, you'll connect local activists and leaders with your members of Congress to affect big, long-term change. You'll also learn critical organizing skills and put them into practice with hands-on leadership experience.
FCNL joins eight other faith, civil rights, and advocacy groups in a letter to the Department of Justice calling for a federal hate crime investigation into the killing of Shayan Mazroei, an Iranian-American college student.
To build peace, the U.S. needs to lead with responses that prevent,
reduce, transform and help people recover from violence in all forms. Since 2001, FCNL has worked to move U.S. foreign policy in this direction. We have made progress: the U.S. now has some
infrastructure in place to prevent violence and build peace. The
rhetoric of peacebuilding is starting to penetrate.
Going on a lobby visit may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. We break down what to do before, during, and after your visit into 6 steps - and give you resources to make the most of your time in a congressional office.
Newspapers in your area can influence policymakers and your community. Building a relationship with reporters and the editorial board of your local newspapers can help change or amplify their coverage of an issue you care about.
FCNL’s mandate is to lobby Congress and the administration. We work
specifically on federal policy to advance the world we seek. We do not take a position on BDS and its associated consumer and shareholder advocacy campaigns.
To solve the problem of climate change, all of us must face
uncomfortable facts. Acknowledging climate change can help muster the
moral, spiritual, political, economic and social will to enact solutions
now, on a large enough scale, so we can succeed in protecting future
generations and our Earth.
Today the global community faces the worst refugee crisis since World War II, with upwards of 60 million people displaced worldwide. Syrian refugees alone, either internally displaced or seeking resettlement, total approximately 12 million.