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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
FCNL's multi-issue advocacy connects Quaker testimonies with legislation in the U.S. Congress and the administration.
FCNL has moved to telework!
The FCNL offices are temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are lobbying online and by phone for the world we seek. Your engagement with Congress at this time is essential! Join us and become a monthly donor.