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To support APS members in advocating for physics, we generate reports, fact sheets, and other resources that explain why elected leaders and government officials should address APS's science policy priorities.
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Constructing a well-crafted message is key to being heard and understood when meeting with congressional staff and leaders.
Our team developed the advocacy worksheet as a tool to help you be an effective advocate on any issue you care about. The worksheet guides you through a step-by-step process to develop your advocacy idea, connect with allies and outline a plan of action.
APS creates effective policy-related reports through its Panel on Public Affairs and and its Government Affairs team.
Each year, APS chooses policy priority issues to focus its advocacy efforts. To assist members in reaching out to their representatives and federal officials on these issues, APS GA generates fact sheets with talking points detailing these issues. The current priority issues are:
For more information about 2022 priority issues, please view the mobile-friendly Congressional Visit Day website.
APS GA makes additional fact sheets with talking points for additional policy priorities available to members who wish to continue advocating on these issues. In 2021, APS prioritized the following policy issues: