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Let's Talk about Fear

By Diane Randall on 07/22/2016 @ 05:00 PM

Tags: diane, around the office

Fear is a true emotion that we all feel at one time or another. Indeed, fear can tie us up and lead to despair. And we see the response to fear play out on a personal and national level.

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Equity and Justice -- for All

By Diane Randall on 07/08/2016 @ 04:00 PM

Tags: diane, around the office

We seek a society with equity and justice for all...On any given day, I am outraged and saddened by the violence of injustice in the world. Yesterday it was Philando Castile and the day before that it was Alton Sterling.

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Rays of Light on Capitol Hill

By Alicia McBride on 07/03/2016 @ 02:32 PM

Tags: peacebuilding, incarceration

Congress makes headlines these days more for inaction and partisanship than progress on peace and justice issues. Yet from FCNL's perspective on Capitol Hill, we are seeing rays of light and signs of progress.

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Finding Climate Hope in New Orleans

By Emily Wirzba on 07/01/2016 @ 01:00 PM

Tags: energy, environment, climate

Sixty young leaders from across the United States and Canada, gathered by GreenFaith, came together in New Orleans for a multi-religious climate convergence.

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Progress in Ending Mass Incarceration

By Jose Santos Woss on 06/27/2016 @ 05:00 PM

Tags: statement, incarceration

Sentencing Reform is seeing progress in Congress. We continue to lobby for more progress!

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Living in Limbo: Supreme Court Immigration Decision

By Hannah Evans on 06/24/2016 @ 04:23 PM

Tags: immigration

Every day, parents are torn from their children and young adults are deported to foreign countries unknown to them. Every day, families with mixed immigration status live with fear and anxiety of separation by deportation or detention. Today, millions of undocumented immigrants and their family members continue to live in limbo, rooted in their lives as Americans with no path towards legal status – temporary or permanent.

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Blueprint on Preventing Mass Violence for the Next President

By Julia Watson on 06/23/2016 @ 11:56 AM

We are excited to announce the convening of a high-level Experts Committee on Preventing Mass Violence to review current United States government prevention efforts and make recommendations to the next President.

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How Did Your Rep Vote on Endless War?

By Jim Cason on 06/15/2016 @ 10:00 AM

Tags: 1033, militarization, domestic

In mid-June, your representative got a chance to vote on cutting nuclear weapons, cluster bomb shipments to Saudi Arabia and authorizing war. Let them know what you think.

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The World Humanitarian Summit: We Need Action on Peacebuilding

By Julia Watson on 06/14/2016 @ 11:34 AM

Tags: ppdc, peacebuilding, world humanitarian summit, genocide and atrocities prevention act, atrocity prevention, conflict prevention

The World Humanitarian Summit concluded that "humanitarian action cannot be a substitute for political action" in light of the widespread suffering facing the world today. Congress must heed the Summit's recommendations and prioritize and amplify U.S. peacebuilding efforts.

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Five Ways to #LoveThyNeighbor

By Jim Cason on 06/03/2016 @ 06:00 PM

Tags: 1033, militarization, domestic

Urge Congress act to make #LoveThyNeighbor more than a hashtag.

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