Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL)

Posted October 28th, 2014 at 5:36 pm.

fcnlFounded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), FCNL’s nonpartisan, multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues. FCNL fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC.

FCNL is involved in many areas of advocacy, including peace, justice, communities and environment, from subjects as diverse as nuclear disarmament to sustainable energy, and has the following opportunities for young adults:

Young Fellows Program »


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Young Fellows (formerly called program assistants or interns) work as full-time members of FCNL’s staff for 11 months. Benefits include a subsistence salary, health care, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2015
Program: August 2015-July 2016

Summer Internships »

Summer interns are introduced to federal policy, grassroots organizing, and nonprofit management. The experience is ideal for undergraduate or college‐age participants.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2015
Program: June-July 2015

Advocacy Corps and Washington Summer Intensive Training »

© 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation

© 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation

Young adults ages 19-30 will lead locally‐based grassroots campaigns to influence members of Congress. Participants take part in a 12-day immersive training in community organizing, local media outreach and, lobbying. Commitments are 25-35 hrs/month for one year and participants will receive a financial stipend.

Application Deadline: April 1st, 2015
Summer Intensive Training: Aug 3rd-14th, 2015
Advocacy Corps: Sept 2015-May 2016; Aug 2016



Phone: 202-547-6000

Location: 245 Second Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

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