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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FCNL is seeking applications for their 2023-2024 Young Adult Program Assistants. Apply by Feb 10. Work as full-time staff members of FCNL from Summer 2023 to Summer 2024 and build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective.
https://apply.workable.com/friendscommittee/j/C6399D659C/

Free workshop w Friends Peace Teams West Papua/Phillipines on the Power of Goodness. The Fri Dec 9 6:30pm workshop will explore stories from around the world of how people reacted peacefully + nonviolently when others threatened or hurt them. See https://friendspeaceteams.org/pog-new-girl/

Engaging with conflict and challenging hate: Toolkit for action is the title of a really insightful guide put together by British Friends. While it draws in examples from the UK, the lessons are applicable well beyond it. https://www.quaker.org.uk/blog/engaging-with-conflict-a-toolkit-for-difficult-times

Pendle Hill has a number of job openings https://quakerfahe.com/2022/11/05/pendle-hill-hiring-for-office-and-hand-on-roles/

Want to attend this year's Annual Meeting and Quaker Public Policy Institute but not sure you can make it to D.C.? Join us online! You've got until Nov. 9 to register, so please don't delay! #peace #justice #advocacy https://act.fcnl.org/survey/virtual-annual-meeting-2022/?source=fcnlwebnav

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