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Request to Speak

Request to Speak allows for the public in Arizona to comment on bills that are in committee. You must sign up at the Capitol prior to commenting.
Arizona Advocacy provides sign-up assistance – sign up here.

Volunteer to be a Poll Worker

America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to the coronavirus. Our democracy depends on ordinary people who make sure elections run smoothly and everyone’s vote is counted. You can make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all.

To volunteer, go to https://www.powerthepolls.org/CrookedMedia

An Open Letter to Lawmakers – Repeal the F1/M1 visa policy (7/9/2020)

The following document, “Open Letter to Repeal the ICE policy to refuse visas for online students during COVID” is an effort led by the Arizona Science Policy Network with help from members of the American Geophysical Union. The text is aimed to convince lawmakers and citizens of the cruelty and stupidity of the referenced decision by ICE to disqualify international student from F1/M1 visa status if their university moves to an online-only model during the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide these letters here to serve as both examples of what individuals/groups can write to sway decision makers, as well as practical texts that you can tailor to fit your community and audience regarding this specific issue. If you have questions or would like guidance, email the Arizona Science Policy Network at azscipolnet@gmail.com

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