Science is a vital tool for a just, functioning democracy—it helps us understand the problems we face and make informed decisions for the public good. The Science for a Healthier Future and Just Democracy action guide gives you steps to take to engage candidates on issues at a virtual town hall, on social media, or in local print media.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made our work for voting reforms all the more urgent. In the next few months, we are prioritizing measures like vote-by-mail, online voter registration, and early voting, so every voter can be heard without risking their health.
With the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, join NextGen America to urge Congress to expand access to the ballot box and keep voters safe. Now more than ever, we must make it easier to vote — not harder.
The coronavirus pandemic poses a serious threat to our election system and is exacerbating the barriers to voting and election participation that already exist. Push Congress to make money available so that states can carry out safe, free, and accessible elections in the fall.
While states may have different voting rules, they all need funding ASAP. That’s why we all need to call on Congress to get to work! Use Vote Safe, America’s call tool and ask your Congressman to put in measures for safer voting practices.
Sign the Brennan Center’s petition telling Congress that Americans deserve free, fair, and safe elections. Coronavirus has already left a disastrous mark on our country’s health and economy. Without proper funding and preparation, the pandemic will endanger our democracy, too.
Join AAAS Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issue’s initiative in leading experts in cybersecurity and computing and their letter to Governors and Secretaries of State to expand voting by mail and early voting.
CEEP’s initiative encourages students to use their voices to advocate for solutions to protect their vote, and express their opinions on other COVID-19 student impacts.
No American should ever have to make the choice to risk their health or the safety of their family to cast their ballot. As our country continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, it is now more important than ever that voters have fair and safe access to registering and voting. Take When We All Vote’s pledge to expand access to vote by mail, early in-person voting, and online voter registration.
Join a group of scientists, engineers, medical doctors, and health care professionals who represent a wide range of geographic locations and institutions, in urging the American people and leaders to support a science-driven approach against our common enemy, the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The Federation of American Scientists has created an Ask A Scientist tool and needs help from strong scientists and science communicators. With just 30 minutes per day, you can help governments, public citizens, and other organizations make well-informed decisions during the coming weeks and months of COVID-19.
Climate Cabinet helps organizations and candidates talk about climate change in a way that makes sense for their communities – and they need your help! They are looking for programmers, research analysts, and writing specialists to translate broad climate information into direct plans for action.
Follow March for Science’s Keep Calm and Flatten the Curve Campaign, a national campaign for science advocates to call on their city, county, and state officials to immediately enforce social distancing measures.
Alliance for Youth Action created a petition to ensure voting protections during the carona virus pandemic. Sign the petition advocating Vote by Mail, which gives people the time and safety to vote from the convenience of their own home, saves taxpayers money on election administration and are unhackable.