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Science Policy Action Center!

From here you can
learn about policy issues and legislation affecting the STEM community, contact decision makers and sign up for updates and alerts from the OSA Public Policy Team.

Your involvement can make all the difference in shaping science policy, increasing R&D funding levels, improving STEM education and more!

Virtual Advocacy Week

Virtual Advocacy Week provides OSA Members with an opportunity to share with members of Congress issues of importance to the science community through writing their representative and senators using the OSA online letter writing system.

For the 2016 Virtual Advocacy Week, OSA members can write to their members of Congress on the following issues:

To participate, follow these steps:

  • Select the subject on which you want to write a letter. You will find more details on the issue as well as a draft letter that you can send to your members of Congress.

  • Then view and personalize the letter with your story and complete the “sender information” section at the bottom of the page.

  • Once you hit “send message,” it will be sent to your members of Congress based on the address you provide.

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