Quaker Service Organizations Not Located at Friends Center

Quaker Committees on Legislative Policy

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), was founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).   FCNL’s multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues which the United States government is or should be addressing. (To learn more, click here.)

The Friends Committee on Legislation of California (FCL) is a non-profit action group (established by Quakers in 1952) that works to bring more compassion and social justice into government by influencing lawmaking in the state of California. (To learn more, click here.)

The Friends Committee on Washington State Public Policy (FCWSPP) attempts to bring spiritual values to bear on the public policy decisions of Washington state and seeks to engage in the positive, continuing process of interpreting to people in government Friends’ convictions on the moral and spiritual values that should undergird government and law. (To learn more, click here.)

Quaker Work for the Environment

Quaker Earthcare Witness is a spiritually centered movement of Quakers and like-minded people seeking ways to integrate concern for the environment with Friends’ long-standing testimonies for simplicity, peace, and equality. (To learn more, click here.)

Quaker Institute for the Future (QIF) envisions a global future in which humanity is in right relationship with the commonwealth of life.  QIF calls on Quaker experience and approaches and shares its work in various forms, including books, pamphlets, reports, newsletters, website, conferences, workshops and seminars. (To learn more, click here.)

International Quaker Organizations

Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) acts on the peace and social justice concerns of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada. CFSC’s work is built on the foundation of Quaker belief that there is value and the essence of God in every person, and is dedicated to peace, equality, and simplicity. (To learn more, click here.)

Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) was founded in 1979 to promote the values of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in the European context. QCEA’s purpose is to express a Quaker vision in matters of peace, human rights, and the right sharing of world resources. (To learn more, click here.)

The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO), located in New York and Geneva. (To learn more, click here.)

To learn about other Quaker service organizations, click here.