Help End the War on Yemen / April 26, 2022

March 26, 2022 marked seven years since the bombing and war started on Yemen. Unfortunately, this winter has been one of the deadliest periods in the war. While it has fallen off the national discourse, media, and frankly awareness of Americans, Quakers and like-minded individuals across the U.S., led by Friends Committee on National Legislation, are lobbying Congress to end U.S. involvement in the war. We are now weeks into a two-month cease-fire – huge…

Help to End War in Yemen / April 13, 2022, 2022

Lobby Opportunity March 26, 2022 marks seven years since the bombing and war started on Yemen. Unfortunately, this past month marks one of the deadliest periods in the war. While it has fallen off the national discourse, media, and frankly awareness of Americans, Quakers and like-minded individuals across the U.S., led by Friends Committee on National Legislation, are lobbying Congress to end U.S. involvement in the war. While it has fallen off the national discourse,…

Friends Committee on National Legislation / Nominating Committee / February 1, 2022

To: Friends of FCNCL / Friends, we are seeking help from you in filling two positions. We hope that some of you are able to step forward or that you might recommend someone from your meeting who would be interested in filling one of these positions. Treasurer: We seek a Friend who is committed to the work of FCNCL and who has skills and experience in electronic banking and in the use of spreadsheets to manage…

Friends Committee on North Carolina Legislation Workshop / January 20, 2022

The zoom workshop will be held January 20, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join Friends Committee on North Carolina Legislation for an evening of learning and lobby planning which will include: basics of the legislative process; state of the N.C. General Assembly; and how we can continue advocating for legislation we have engaged with over the past year. Register for this free workshop at (www.fcncl.org) in order to receive the Zoom link.

Friends Committee on National Legislation Meeting / August 25, 2021

Join area F/friends in efforts to engage Rep. Manning and Sen. Tillis & Burr in ongoing advocacy efforts. Quakers in the Piedmont area are forming an FCNL Advocacy team! We will be joining several other state-wide teams over the coming year to push for additional efforts to end the endless wars — join us!! There is power in numbers. Join an interactive virtual workshop with FCNL staff & area Friends on Wednesday, August 25, 6…

Friends Committee on National Legislation Workshop / August 25, 2021

Join area F/friends in efforts to engage Rep. Manning and Sen. Tillis & Burr in ongoing advocacy efforts. Quakers in the Piedmont area are forming an FCNL Advocacy team! We will be joining several other state-wide teams over the coming year to push for additional efforts to end the endless wars — join us!! There is power in numbers. Join an interactive virtual workshop with FCNL staff & area Friends on Wednesday, August 25, 6…

Friends Committee on National Legislation / May 4, 2021

Dear Friends, After several recent virtual meetings with FCNL staff members, many Friends in the Piedmont area are becoming increasingly interested in forming a grassroots Advocacy Team. Those who might be interested in forming such a group to advocate locally, or nationally as might be the case are encouraged to join in this effort. The process would be to form a group of about 6-8 interested people to connect for about an hour by Zoom…

Kudos for Friends Committee on National Legislation / May 5, 2021

The awards season has been often in the news, but you may have missed one event. You can hold off on the sparkling formal attire, although celebration is certainly warranted. Two weeks ago, it was announced that FCNL had won 11 DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards for its work in 2020, exceeding the six that it received in 2019. Through these awards, given annually since 1967, the Religion Communicators Council recognizes excellence in religious communications public relations. Awards…