Science Rising is a nationwide mobilization effort taking place throughout 2018 in the run-up to the midterm elections. It is not a one-day march—it is a series of local activities, events, and actions organized by many different groups.
Our shared goal is to ensure that science is front-and-center in the decision-making processes that affect us all—and to fight back against efforts that sideline science from its crucial role in our democracy.
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Join scientists nationwide to write a public comment exposing the EPA's move to #RestrictScience. Join the national action and submit a comment opposing this new policy.Find out more »
Come enjoy an adult beverage while discussing current science policy events and issues. Discussions may include the EPAs new “strengthening transparency in regulatory science" rule, as well as many others.Find out more »
Milwaukee Area Science Advocates (MASA) will hold a Science Action Day Mini-Conference within a Milwaukee neighborhood experiencing high lead exposures.Find out more »
Join us for the premiere screening of Sierra Club's new documentary, "Reinventing Power," followed by a discussion of how power is actively being reinvented throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan area led by representatives of ReadyKC, KCMO, Indy Energy, National Drive Electric Week, US Army CGSC and more.Find out more »
Join #ScienceRising for a Twitter Chat on Monday, June 25 at 3pm EDT on how science should support equity and justice.Find out more »
Join Anne Roessler and Jacqueline Patterson to discuss neurological research in electroceuticals and nervous systems. Wonder & Skepticism is a monthly event that seeks to connect early-career scientists with their communities over a beer, to create real world connections.Find out more »
Join State Senator Bill Cunningham, and State Representatives Kelly Burke and Fran Hurley for an environmental town hall!
Hear from environmental experts on current environmental priorities, fighting against federal rollbacks, growth of clean energy in Illinois, customer savings, solar power for your home or community.
The future of science advocacy depends on coordinated action and diverse perspectives.The inaugural S|GNS Summit invites established and emerging leaders from across the scientific, advocacy, and education communities for a weekend of practical skill-building, idea-sharing, and community networking.Find out more »
Join facilitator Cari Lewis-Tsinovoi to talk about "The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World" by Joel K. Bourne followed by a discussion with Professor Steve Hallet, Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University.Find out more »
The first Puerto Rico Science Policy Action Network will be kick-started through a one-day live and streamed workshop in Puerto Rico that will connect science policy experts and Federal agency representatives (e.g. USDA, CDC, FDA, NIH) with local scientists, explore opportunities for scientific advocacy and engagement in policy deliberations, and discuss strategies to monitor appropriate local implementation of Federal laws and regulations.Find out more »
Across the country, on September 8, tens of thousands of people will show our power by hitting the streets, holding community forums, and educating voters about the issues – all to ensure that elected and private sector leaders make action on climate a priority.Find out more »
The inaugural Tennessee STEAM Festival inaugurated in 2017, and is coming back in 2018 even bigger than before.Find out more »
Science-a-thon is a five day celebration of science and scientists - from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries!Find out more »
Diversity Challenge 2018, Making Race and Culture Work in the STEM Era: Bringing All People to the Forefront
Join an interdisciplinary forum in which researchers, practitioners, educators, government officials, and social activists explore a variety of perspectives and issues and interact with each other while addressing mutual concerns related to race, ethnic culture, and STEM defined in various ways.Find out more »
ECSAH and the NY based student group SEPA will be hosting a day long science policy and diplomacy symposium on November 10th at the Rockefeller University in NYC. More details soon!Find out more »