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Update Earth Day Turns 50: Stories From the FCNL Community 

When I was young, I always associated Earth Day with tie dye. That’s because every year, my school would gather giddy children in the gymnasium, and we would dye shirts with every color combination imaginable before going to our respective clean-up projects.

I'm Ready to Lobby Virtually 

FCNL has shown that virtual lobbying can be effective. Join our virtual efforts for peace and justice today!

Update Everyone Deserves Protection—Regardless of Immigration Status  

Legislators must not neglect immigrants in future COVID-19 relief efforts.

These are difficult times for everyone. But immigrant communities are facing particularly severe risk and hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Update COVID-19: We’re All in This Together 

The coronavirus pandemic is a global challenge that requires a compassionate foreign policy response.

The profound crisis our nation faces as a result of COVID-19 may seem like good reason to focus on what is closest to home. It’s painful enough to witness and share the suffering of those immediately around us without looking any further afield.

Update New Tools to Support Your Digital Advocacy 

Good, digital tools are so important in this moment. They allow us to connect across the miles, and work toward the world we seek no matter where we are. That’s why I’m so excited to show you FCNL’s new digital action center.

Background Support the Complex Crises Fund 

The Complex Crises Fund (CCF) supports the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in responding to emergent conflicts and crises.

Event Addressing the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Native Women: National Lobby Training 

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On May 5, the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, Kerri Colfer, FCNL's Native American Policy Advocate, hosted a virtual lobby training on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Wooden Spoons and a Well Baked Cake: Remembering Binford Farlow 

Written by Joe Volk

The sad news that our dear friend, Binford Farlow, had died after a long illness reached us here in Kendal at Longwood on March 25. We thought of Jewell and her family, and held them in our thoughts and prayers.

Statement FCNL Welcomes News of a Ceasefire in Yemen 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) welcomes the declaration by Saudi Arabia of a two-week ceasefire to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Yemen. The Saudis should also suspend their air and sea blockade, which has cut off all commercial imports into and exports from the country. The blockade has prolonged and exacerbated the physical and economic suffering of millions of innocent Yemenis.

Event Documentary Screening: "A Broken Trust: Sexual Assault and Justice on Tribal Lands"  

April 16 at 8:30 p.m. EDT | Online

Join FCNL and Amnesty International on April 16 at 8:30 p.m. EDT for a virtual screening of "A Broken Trust: Sexual Assault and Justice on Tribal Lands."

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