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Action Alert Today’s Vote Could Reopen Government  

Today, the Senate will vote on two drastically different proposals to reopen the government.

Work with FCNL Director of Human Resources Management 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources Management to develop and lead an organization-wide human resources strategy. The Director will be responsible for overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources function at FCNL as well as advancing HR-related initiatives that support FCNL as we work to find common ground on vital issues of justice and peace.

Statement FCNL and Circle of Protection Sends Letter Urging End of Government Shutdown 

The Circle of Protection sent a letter to Congress urging them to immediately end the partial government shutdown by fully funding the government and negotiate humane and effective ways to address immigration.

Event Faithful Action in a time of Political Turmoil 

February 10, 2019 | Brooklyn, N.Y.

A Discussion with Diane Randall, Executive Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Statement Faith Leaders Join Together to Decry the Government Shutdown 

As leaders representing a broad array of religious beliefs and faith traditions, we write urging you to immediately end the partial government shutdown. The consequences are dire for millions of individuals and families, especially those facing poverty and food insecurity.

Update Piling On Syria Sanctions Undermines Diplomacy 

In the coming days and weeks, FCNL expects the House and the Senate to vote on two measures -- the Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act (H.R. 31) in the House and the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S. 1) in the Senate – that would add a new layer of sanctions to those already in effect against Syria.

Work with FCNL Development Assistant 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), a nonpartisan Quaker lobby based in Washington, DC, is seeking a Development Assistant. This is a new position created to better help FCNL learn more about its current donors and new prospects, build closer relationships with its monthly donors, and more efficiently handle the administrative responsibilities of a rapidly-growing development department.

The Senate Must Act to Reopen Government, Protect Vulnerable Communities 

On January 15, FCNL sent this letter to Senate staff outlining the impacts of the longest lapse in federal funding in history and urging Congress immediately pass bipartisan, responsible spending bills.

Update Elie Wiesel Act Signed into Law! 

The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act is now law of the land.

Update Eyes on the Horizon 

During what is quickly becoming the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and disempowered. With speculation, contradictions, and Twitter innuendo flying, one can lose sight of the bigger picture.

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