Engaging with Policymakers

Published Jun 19, 2017

A representative speaking with consituents
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Bringing science to the policymaking process is crucial to our democracy—but facts alone often aren’t enough.

On this page we list a range of resources that show how to effectively advocate for science by engaging with legislators.

How to engage and communicate with policymakers

Additionally, here are two video resources that address the role of science in policymaking. The first features physicist David Wright talking about how scientific information fits into the policy puzzle.

The second video is the first of a series of webinars, focused on specific strategies and best practices for reaching policymakers.