Diane will speak on “Engaging Congress in the Manner of Friends–How the Friends Committee on National Legislation Works in Washington.” She will also address how civility and compromise can help heal the divide in Congress and in our society at large.
Diane joined FCNL in March, 2011 as the fourth Executive Secretary in its 70-year history. Diane travels widely on behalf of FCNL and represents a voice for Quaker advocacy in Washington on the Hill, within the faith community, in media, and throughout the United States.
Founded in 1943 by members of the Religious Society of Friends, FCNL’s nonpartisan, multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues. FCNL fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, DC.