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The author (center) at FCNL's Quaker Public Policy Institute and Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., November 2015.

Political Change through the Power of Stories

If war is not the answer, what is? FCNL staff reveal their answer: pivoting the U.S. government to invest in peacebuilding strategies. There’s something about stories that connects us. The emotional pull of this resonance is something that has always intrigued me: the idea that somebody’s story could really make me feel something, and feeling something could change the way I see things. I wondered whether seeing🔒

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Joey Hartmann-Dow is an artist and activist living in Philadelphia, Pa. She is an organizer with FCNL’s Advocacy Corps, bringing community members together to communicate with members of Congress about the urgent need for bipartisan climate action. Joey is a member of Lehigh Valley Meeting in Bethlehem, Pa. Follow her work for climate change at earth4president.tumblr.com.


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