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

LEYM on Social Media

Friends Meetings around LEYM are preparing their unique “Story Trees” for sharing during our interactive rollcall at this year’s annual sessions. Should be a great opportunity to learn about the Meetings in our region. Get Story Tree toolkits in via http://leym.org/annual

Registration is now open for our end of July Annual Sessions http://leym.org/annual and you’re invited. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPE_abvrQWg

Check out this important Quaker Call to Action - “An invitation to a national dialogue on the urgent threats to our democracy and what's at stake.” https://quakercall.net

Opportunity to get MA paid for at Bluffton Univ. + run the Lion & Lamb Peace Arts Center! See https://www.bluffton.edu/employment/ga-lion-lamb.aspx?fbclid=IwAR26GoE_1chghP9N0xuVqRqxcyKKIhS1HWmZzkdfh1Q4d6o8d-SooN7Snrs

There’s an opening in the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting’s Residential Community. Great living opportunity for the right person. Details at https://leym.org/aa-residential-community/

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  • American Friends Service Committee - afsc.org
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  • Friends World Committee for Consultation: World Office - fwcc.world
  • Right Sharing of World Resources - rswr.org