Join us for our inaugural fly-in! Learn and lobby with FCNL on federal migration policy with programming and lodging at Friends Place. We encourage all who are interested in attending to submit an application. Due to space limitations at Friends Place, not all individuals who apply will be accepted. Decisions will be released on a rolling basis beginning June 7 through Sept. 6.
With any questions about this event or application, please do not hesitate to contact Friends Place staff: Olivia Delaplaine, Program Coordinator or Sarah Johnson, Director.
This event is open to those who:
Reside in or have connections to the states of Maine, Michigan, Washington, or Texas (Congressional Districts TX-12, TX-23, and TX-28) to engage in targeted lobbying with key members of Congress who are highly influential on federal appropriations specific to migration management programs.
Are committed to migration justice and seek a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world.
Are highly interested in learning about migration policy and federal investment in humanitarian relief and life-sustaining programs.
Demonstrate a commitment to continued engagement with advocacy and organizing. Can commit to attending a minimum of 3 pre- and post-trip calls.
Please answer each of the following questions in 100 words or less.
All options include overnight lodging, 8 meals, and programming. If none of these options feel appropriate for you, please contact our staff.
What is your planned or preferred method of travel to the event?