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Several hundred people took part in a prayer walk on Sept. 14, 2016, from the Oceti Sakowin camp near Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to the site up the road where Dakota Access began digging over Labor Day weekend for construction on a nearly 1,200-mile pipeline project. Construction ...
When I was 6 years old, my mother, three siblings, and I fled Iran during the Iran-Iraq war, seeking refuge in America. We had no way of knowing then that a president of the United States would one day create a dense web of policies that I think specifically target Iranians and Muslims. We knew only that my ...

For instance, in November, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobby in the public interest, hosted a dialogue between two members of Congress from opposing parties to discuss bipartisanship and climate change. Meanwhile, Catholic Relief Services is making it even easier for ...
The effort to move lawmakers forward was headed by the Friends Committee on National Legislation and highlighted priorities that previous General Assemblies have supported. “It's a sad state that our nation cannot sit down and come up with a formula or something that will give people hope who came to ...
Jose Mejia, a member of Friends Committee on National Legislation and a dreamer said he hopes Congress will find a permanent solution for DACA. Mejia, of Port Richmond, immigrated to America when he was two years old. He went to school and paid his way through the College of Staten Island (CSI), ...
... getting in the way of our willingness to use nuclear weapons,” explained Anthony Wier, a former deputy assistant secretary in the State Department's Bureau of Legislative Affairs who now works on nuclear weapons policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobbying organization.

In this op-ed, Abigail Stowe-Thurston, the program assistant for nuclear policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Erin Connolly, the program assistant at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, urge the U.S. to choose peace in the face of nuclear conflict. For months, Trump ...
Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. Robert P. Jones: White evangelicals stay locked in for the GOP. 2018 will likely see white evangelical Protestants remaining locked in for Republican candidates in the midterm elections. According to the exit polls, ...
"There are many environmental and climate groups like the Citizens Climate Lobby and Friends Committee on National Legislation that want to see genuine progress on climate issues," Curbelo spokeswoman Joanna Rodriguez said in an email. "They are part of the solution. It's unfortunate that some ...
... policymakers to block Trump's embassy move, and insist that legitimizing nonviolence should take center stage in U.S. policy toward Israel-Palestine, and in U.S. engagement around the globe. Kate Gould is the legislative director for Middle East policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, ...
"Intelligence is, of course, supposed to be used to make a decision," Kate Gould, the Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation told Salon. "Not to market political propaganda, and that's what we're seeing on display here." Gould added that Haley's ...
... we seek to fill the void of productive and civil discourse that people around the country are thirsting for. Our values and objectives remain the same regardless of who is in power or the political climate.Read more. Diane Randall is the executive secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.
... Israel-Palestine, and in U.S. engagement around the globe. Kate Gould is the legislative director for Middle East policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobby in the public interest. She previously interned for a think tank in Jerusalem and worked in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Over the past two decades, many Christians have made a dramatic public conversion to environmental causes. In Protestant churches across the country, they have gone on carbon fasts, planted church vegetable gardens, and struck alliances with Native Americans and others to protect the country from ...
They included: Council on American-Islamic Relations, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Veterans For Peace, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Franciscan Action Network, National Council of Jewish Women and Church World Service. The Jan. 27 rally was in protest of the original ban ...
"By their own argument, they're concerned that somehow the other side thinks that our current stockpile is getting in the way of our willingness to use nuclear weapons," said Anthony Wier, an expert on nuclear weapons policy at the Quaker lobbying group, Friends Committee on National Legislation, ...
That's why, since August, I've been working with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobbying group, to help constituents lobby for climate solutions. I help people get their voices heard by their congressmen and congresswomen about the effects their political actions (or inactions) on ...

The nationwide teams are associated with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the lobbying arm of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Since 1943, the organization has lobbied the U.S. government on issues such as human rights, reducing nuclear and chemical weapons, and ...
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), a nonpartisan Quaker lobby based in Washington, DC, is seeking an experienced communications professional who will drive FCNL's national narrative and lead our communications team to tell the story of our impact to Quakers, donors, advocates ...
We recommend the thoughtful analysis “Hard Truth on North Korea” available from the Friends Committee on National Legislation website, www.fcnl.org/updates/hard-truth-on-north-korea-925. We pray that the long stalemate of hostility and the current brinksmanship can be assuaged by creative diplomacy ...
Kate Gould, legislative director for Middle East policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, said Trump's statement Wednesday was a welcome development. “It is very welcome news that President Trump is now calling on the Saudi government to entirely end the blockade of Yemen,” she said ...
Friends Committee on National Legislation — The Friends Committee on National Legislation lobbies Congress and the Trump administration to advance peace, justice, opportunity and environmental stewardship. It has campaigned tirelessly to urge the US to withdraw its support from Saudi Arabia's war ...
... worst cholera outbreak in recorded history,” said Kate Gould, a lobbyist with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker group.
I and two other members of Friends Committee on National Legislation Advocacy Group met with Rep. Faso in Washington on Nov. 3.
Groups like Code Pink, Win Without War, the Friends Committee on National Legislation. People can contact any of these groups and in terms of how they influence their members of Congress. This is I think the best hope of putting an end to this war before thousands and potentially hundreds of thousands ...
“This revelation should be a wake-up call to every policymaker and every American that this country is literally fueling the largest humanitarian crisis in the world and the worst cholera outbreak in recorded history,” said Kate Gould, a lobbyist with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker ...
But according to a Quaker lobbying group called Friends Committee on National Legislation, healthcare, clean energy and education will face ...
... Churches for Middle East Peace, Defense for Children International - Palestine, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Global Ministries ...
#My name is Jack Shinkman, I am 10 years old, and I am a member of an Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Advocacy Team ...
... forces help coordinate or move foreign forces, Kate Gould of the Friends Committee on National Legislation wrote in an email to HuffPost.
Organized by Quaker lobbying group Friends Committee on National Legislation, the event featured several black religious leaders from ...
I will invite Diane Randall, head of Friends Committee on National Legislation, the Quaker peace lobby in Washington, to clerk our meeting.
... Congress will not add other policies that could harm or obstruct Dreamers' lives, according to the Friends Committee on National Legislation.
Jose Woss, a legislative manager at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, described Trump's comments as a green light for police ...
Jose Woss, a legislative associate at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, explained that Trump's comments speak to a broad ...
Jose Woss, legislative manager at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, explained that Trump's comments speak to a broad segment ...
... my home; even after I went to college and moved to Washington D.C. to work for the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL).
... as signatories are the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the United Methodist Church, ...
As a member of a local advocacy team, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, I was recently part of a meeting with Sen. Tester's office.
Joint statement by Beyond the Bomb, CREDO, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Indivisible, J Street, MoveOn.org Civic Action, NIAC ...
A Quaker-sponsored group (Friends Committee on National Legislation) has clear data that U.S. military spending is currently more than the ...
In our deeply partisan political climate, it is difficult to get our elected officials to agree on matters of public policy. There is, however, one issue ...
... D.C., as lobbyists for the Friends Committee on National Legislation. Not surprisingly, I chose not to participate in the Vietnam War but, rather, ...
... it will be recognized at the Wilton Quaker Meeting with a talk by Steve Whinfield, a member of the Friends Committee on National Legislation.
... were provided a training session in lobbying members of Congress, hosted by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL).
... Diane Randall, Executive Secretary of the Friends Committee on National Legislation (Quakers); David Hudson, National Commander of the ...
Citizen's Climate Lobby, Friends Committee on National Legislation, and #PutAPriceOnIt are a few organizations that deserve credit for ...
... Demand Progress, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), Indivisible, J Street, Just Foreign Policy, MoveOn.org, Peace Action, ...
... an unprecedented outbreak of cholera, according to Kate Gould of the anti-war advocacy group Friends Committee on National Legislation.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobby group that has also been central to the mission of bipartisan congressional ...


 

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