Legislative Policy Collaborative

Attend Our Upcoming Event!

Now is the Time for National Policy: Organize with FCNL! 


March 3 from 11 am to 4 pm.  Friends Center, 1515 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA. Join PYM’s Legislative Policy Collaborative and FCNL staffer (Michelle Beers) as we identify opportunities to impact national policy in Washington DC and our local districts. Come enjoy fellowship while we plan the work and work the plan. Lunch provided; child care provided with rsvp to emily temple: temple.ek@gmail.com

PA delegation met with Senator Casey Nov. 2015

PYM’s face at Friends Committee on National Legislation and your resource to learn more about lobbying and the work for peace, justice and an earth restored in government.

Welcome to this Collaborative

  • We Seek a World Free of War and the Threat of War.
  • We Seek a Society with Equity and Justice for All.
  • We Seek Communities where every person’s potential can be fulfilled.
  • We Seek An Earth Restored.
  • Support PYM FCNL Monthly Meeting Contacts;
  • Coordinate in district lobbying on FCNL priorities;
  • Engage Friends in strategic policy initiatives;
  • Mentor Young Adult Friends interested in policy witness
  • Nine PYM Nominated Representatives: serve on the FCNL General Committee meeting each November for Governance.
  • Monthly Meeting Contacts: We strive to have a Contact in every PYM Monthly meeting to share news, request assistance, and encourage action on specific, timely pieces of legislation. LINK to page with pics and brief text about the work and “read more” LINK to FCNL webpage supporting contacts.
  • Rapid Response Team: a group of PYM Friends who engage Monthly Meeting Contacts for particularly timely actions.
  • All PYM Friends – all of us who write Letters to the Editor, contact our elected officials through emails and letters, and visit our representatives face to face.

We meet at PYM Annual Sessions, FCNL Annual Meeting (in November) and 4–5 conference calls annually.

Check the FCNL website, fcnl.org, for timely legislative updates and action alerts. Sign up with FCNL for Action Emails and Alerts.

Plan to attend a FCNL, Washington DC Lobby event:

  • The Annual Public Policy Institute – a 2 day lobby focus each November, see details in Current News below.
  • The Young Adult Spring Lobby Weekend – each March, see details in Current Events below.

Contact us, the PYM Legislative Policy Collaborative, to find out who your MM Contact is, to become a Contact yourself, or to ask for a lobby workshop for your Monthly Meeting and to share with us what your Meeting is doing.