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Scientific community/Science communication/Science advocacy

Science touches lives every day. It drives the innovation and discovery that help us understand and interact with the world around us.

The resources in this toolkit will help you engage, educate and be a force for science. Inspire the next generation of STEM professionals, further understanding among the scientific community and other groups, strengthen collaboration and increase public understanding of science and its impact.

Whether you are an experienced advocate or getting involved for the first time, you’ll find something that matches your interests and fits your schedule. Explore the opportunities below and check back often to learn about new ways to stand up for science.

Speakers stressed the need to move beyond recognition of the problem and shared evidence-based strategies.

Making science relatable requires a variety of engagement strategies, from facilitating in-depth discussions with local policy leaders to translating technical language for the classroom.

Many alumni of the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships program go on to become deeply embedded in the development of U.S. science policy, according to a new report.