Scientists and engineers are crucial to science policy, and as with any skill, practice makes perfect. We’ve collected resources for how to hone your skills and get better at advocacy.
How to effectively communicate with Congress
Science communication is integral to advocacy. Ensuring your message is heard requires an understanding of your audience and the ability to tailor your communication style to that audience. AAAS offers science communication workshops and a free communication toolkit, both great ways to get started. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology also has a Public Policy Communication Toolkit. Follow the AAAS @_SciComm Twitter account for more resources.