Take a look at some of the resources the Science Policy Office offers to help you be successful in your advocacy efforts:
Find your members of Congress - use your address to see which members of Congress represent you.
How to Schedule a Local Congressional Meeting - Step by step instructions to help you contact your members of Congress and schedule a local meeting. If you need help or more information, feel free to email the Science Policy Office staff at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tips for Communicating with Congress - Members of Congress and their staff often speak a very different language from scientists. Use these tips to effectively convey your message and make the most out of your meeting.
Materials to use in your meetings:
- Importance of federal investments in research
- Impacts of the USDA AFRI program
- Value of Geoscience research
- Support the International Year of Soils and the congressional soils resolution
- State fact sheets