New England Yearly Meeting

A community of Quakers and Quaker meetings across New England.

March for Our Lives

Date

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (All day)

Location

Washington, DC

About

Quakers and friends are gathering in DC for the #MarchforourLives, and Friends Committee on National Legislation wishes to hold and support Friends and friends who will be at the rally.

  • We plan to hold the Quaker Welcome Center for Friends to connect with the latest legislative updates regarding gun violence, and witness with Friends in a prayerful manner. 
  • For those who visit, we will share and introduce Friends to our advocacy tools and offer 15 minute stand up lobby tips. We will encourage Friends to lobby their representatives upon their return home. 
  • We will introduce Friends to the Quaker Welcome Center for future lobby training purposes as well as other potential events.

Event details: 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

8 a.m.: Doors open. Enter the Quaker Welcome Center through the FCNL side patio (245 2nd Street NE)

8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Meeting for Worship 

9-9:30 a.m. Join FCNL Legislative Director of Domestic Policy Amelia Kegan and Friends to hear stories and next steps after the march

Friends are also invited to hold the space in prayer: 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m.

Light refreshments. Open through 3 p.m. Contact Christine Ashley for more information.

Updates will be posted on this page, as well as on the FCNL Facebook event page.

Friends Meeting of Washington is also offering hospitality before, during, and after the march. 

 

Contact Information

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

901 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602

(508) 754-6760 - [email protected]