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Build Skills with the Science Network

Whether you're an experienced scientist–advocate, or an early career scientist taking your first steps into advocacy, the Science Network can help you increase your impact. We offer an array of tools, programs, and other resources to strengthen your skills in the fundamental elements of effective science advocacy.

Whether you're an experienced scientist–advocate, or an early career scientist taking your first steps into advocacy, the Science Network can help you increase your impact. We offer an array of tools, programs, and other resources to strengthen your skills in the fundamental elements of effective science advocacy.

Scientist Advocacy Toolkit

A toolkit for scientists looking for ways to use their expertise for the good of their community. Includes step by step guidance on effective ways to engage in science policy and advocacy at the local, state, and federal level.

Leadership Development

We offer a number of different programs (including the Science Network Mentor Program, Teams-Based Organizing, and the Science for Public Good Fund) to empower Science Network members to fully explore their potential as advocates and constituents. Find a leadership development program that fits your science advocacy goals.

Science Network Workshops

Watch recorded trainings on everything from science communication to informing policy and influencing decision makers to working with communities. Watch on-demand webinars.

Science for Justice Blog Series

This series is intended to engage scientists who are working with and within the most impacted communities and use their scientific expertise to inform issues of social justice, and to amplify the communities and grassroots organizations that scientists work with, while also offering guidance on best practices for respectful, mutually beneficial partnerships. Read Science for Justice blogs.