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Participants in the 1964 annual meeting of FCNL's General Committee at the 4-H Center in Washington, D.C.

Prophetic, Persistent, Powerful

Friends Committee on National Legislation at 75

Bridget Moix is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and serves as the clerk of FCNL鈥檚 General Committee. She has worked for more than two decades on international peace and conflict issues with a focus on U.S. foreign policy.


Posted in: Features, September 2018
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Handling Change and Creating Communities

Focused relationships in social media

Steven Whinfield鈥檚 background is in communication and advertising. He has been a part of building brands for many clients and is today an account representative for a large kidney dialysis corporation.


Posted in: Features, Going Viral with Quakerism
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Quaker Works April 2018

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥


Posted in: Healing, Quaker Works
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Prophetic Witness, Pragmatic Action

What does it mean to be prophetic in a time of political division?

Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. A lifelong advocate for peace and social justice, Diane is a fierce proponent for citizen engagement that advances policies and practices to create a better society for all.


Posted in: Features, February 2018
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Quaker Works October 2017

A semiannual feature to connect Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations* in the following categories: Advocacy [鈥


Posted in: Conscience, Quaker Works
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Culp鈥擠avid Marshall Culp Jr., on February 6, 2017, in his apartment on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. David was born [鈥

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Grounding Friends Presence on Capitol Hill

Creating a space where all people are welcome, heard, and respected.

Beth Henricks is a member of Western Yearly Meeting and Indianapolis First Friends Meeting (Ind.), where she also serves as director of Christian Education and Family Ministries. Beth is a long-serving member of FCNL's governance and clerk of the capital campaign committee. Beth is a divinity student at Earlham School of Religion.


Posted in: August 2016: Quaker Spaces, Features
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Quakers Respond to Orlando Shooting (Updated)

Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting [鈥

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Diane Randall presenting the 2015 Edward F. Snyder Peace Award for National Legislative Leadership to Senator Richard Durbin (IL). Photo courtesy of FCNL.

Why Friends Are Needed in Politics

We can avoid partisan rhetoric to speak and act on the truth we know.

Diane Randall serves as executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation and worships with Friends across the country. She is a member of Hartford (Ct.) Meeting, sojourning with her husband, Roger Catlin, at Langley Hill Meeting in McLean, Va.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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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

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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.


Posted in: Features, January 2016: Quakers and the Political Process
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