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Legislative Priorities for the 117th Congress

By General Committee, November 15, 2020

Since the early days of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), God’s spirit has led Friends to be a prophetic witness and to take action in the world.

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Our FCLCA 2020 Impact Report is now online and I thought you might enjoy reading about some positive developments that came out of the recent legislative session. 

Despite the challenging conditions of this unusual year, FCLCA was able to help make some positive progress for our state - that's because people like you cared and contributed in so many ways. Thank you!

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Mobilize, Organize, Register, and Educate People for a Movement That Votes!

People across California are coming together to organize our moral outrage against systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy, and the false moral narrative of religious nationalism into a powerful moral fusion movement that votes! 

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For more information on COP26:   http://fwcc.world/

Quaker Conversation session 8    'How do we seize the moment to protect God's creation and life on earth'.

 

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Photographs and Text by Bianca Giaever, The New York Times,  Friday, May 22, 2020

For the past 27 years, Ted Ehrhardt has awoken on Sunday morning and headed to worship at the Brooklyn Quaker Meetinghouse. “I wait all week to get there,” he said. “I know every board in the room, every crack in the plaster.”

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This video is the first of a series of discussions with community members demonstrating leadership in managing the social determinants of a public health challenge.  In this episode, Dr. John Silva interviews Dr. Pedro Moreno about collaborative work to ensure safety for farm workers.

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