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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LEYM Annual Meeting will be held in-person June 15-18 2023 at Ashland University. Check out all the exciting details here: https://leym.org/annual/

Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting has a good looking program lined up for April 8. Presenter Desiraé Simmons will speak on Black Lives Matter—What Are We Called to *Do*? Details and access info here: https://leym.org/gpqm-early-spring/

Last week LEYM’s Representative Meeting was exciting on so many levels. Clerk Susan Loucks ably led us through a hybrid Open Space process where Friends in the Room joined Friends in the Zoom for discussion on topics that matter to us. And the food! Thanks Broadmead Friends!

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There’s a Quaker Chanting Workshop opportunity hosted by SEYM with Paulette Meier set for March 25 at 3pm. Registration and details at https://seymquakers.org/blog/2023/03/07/quaker-chanting-workshop-march-25th/

On March 4 at 2pm EST LEYM is offering a free online workshop entitled Data Brokers and Modern Surveillance: Dangers for Marginalized People. We’ll be meeting via zoom. Details at https://leym.org/pje-interest-group/

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