FCNL Opportunities for Young Adults

The Friends Committee on National Legislation has opportunities for young adults to work for peace and justice.

Advocacy Corps
Young adults (19-30 years old) lead local grassroots campaigns to influence members of Congress. Participants receive a financial stipend and commit to 25 hours a month for 10 months plus a 10-day immersive training in community organizing, media outreach, and lobbying.
Application Deadline: April 12, 2021
Program: August 2021-May 2022

Young Fellows Program
FCNL Young Fellows work as full-time staff members of FCNL for 11 months. Benefits include salary (meets DC living wage standard), health care, paid vacation, and sick leave.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
Program: August 2021-July 2022

Summer Internships
FCNL summer interns are introduced to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management. The experience is ideal for undergraduate or college‐age participants. Stipend included.
Application Deadline: March 26, 2021
Program: June-July 2021

Spring Lobby Weekend
Join hundred of young adults as they gather for four days to learn advocacy skills and lobby on national legislation to address police violence.
Program: March 20-23, 2021

For applications, visit fcnl.org/youngadult

Questions? Contact Larissa Gil Sanhueza, Young Adult Advocacy Coordinator – Larissa@fcnl.org

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How do we support people who are working for peace? Book for our next free online event with Quaker peacemakers Daniel Nteziyaremye in Rwanda and Tanya Hubbard in Myanmar. 5 February. RSVP here. All welcome. https://fwcc.world/event/quaker-conversations-creating-a-community-of-peace-how-do-quakers-support-those-working-in-peace/

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https://act.fcnl.org/event/quaker-welcome-center-webinars/2599/

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