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The American Association for the Advancement for   Science is committed to being a leader on all matters related to science, including funding, policy and education. Now is the time to become part of the global force of scientists, engineers and advocates dedicated to scientific inquiry.


engage with other members

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Connect with other AAAS members and the global scientific community on Trellis, AAAS’ new communication and collaboration platform

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Contact Congress


The Engaging Scientists and Engineers in Policy (ESEP) Coalition is an ad hoc alliance of organizations, including AAAS, that have joined together to empower scientists and engineers to effectively engage in the policy making process at all levels of government.

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Act ON THE proposed budget

The FY2018 budget proposal contains large cuts to scientific research and development and would hinder economic growth.

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Donate to AAAS


Science and scientific evidence must be fully and positively integrated into public policy making.

Since 1848 AAAS has been advancing science and serving society. Support AAAS with a tax-deductible donation.

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AAAS Advocacy toolkit

Tell Your Story. Connect and Collaborate. Make an Impact. 

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Write an Op-Ed

Consider writing a newspaper op-ed, or opinion story, which can be an effective channel for direct communication with the public, in order to achieve specific public engagement with science goals.

Read our guide