Thursdays with Friends

Bi-weekly virtual conversation with FCNL
September 3-October 1, 2020
4:00 to 4:30 p.m.


Thursdays with Friends is hosted by FCNL General Secretary Diane Randall. It will feature FCNL lobbyists and Friends.

This online community conversation is being conducted via Zoom, using enhanced security protocols, and live streamed on YouTube and Facebook. It airs every other Thursday from 4:00-4:30 p.m. EDT.

Whether we are gathered in person or online, we are convinced by our faith and experience to continue building the peaceful, just, equitable, and sustainable global community we seek.

Register here and get the link for the day’s community conversation.

September 3: The Rise of Guns During a Pandemic
Gun sales have increased during this pandemic. What implications does this have for the coming elections and our efforts to reduce gun violence?

September 17: The Resurrection of Landmines
Featuring special guest Ursala Knudsen-Latta, FCNL Legislative Representative for Peacebuilding

October 1: The State of Native America
Featuring special guest Kerri Colfer, FCNL Congressional Advocate for Native American Policy

October 15: Women, Children, and Peace in Afghanistan
Featuring special guest Shukria Dellawar, FCNL's Legislative Associate for the Prevention of Violent Conflict and the Coordinator of the Prevention and Protection Working Group

November 5: Finding Justice in Police Reform
Featuring special guest José Santos Woss, FCNL Legislative Manager for Criminal Justice and Election Integrity

November 19: Living as an Undocumented Migrant
Featuring comments from a member of FCNL's Advocacy Corps. In 2020–2021, corps members will be organizing in their communities to reform national immigration laws.

December 3: Looking Forward to the 117th Congress
Featuring special guest Diana Ohlbaum, FCNL Senior Strategist and Legislative Director for Foreign Policy

December 17: 116th Congress in Review