Event #3: Q&A with District Attorney Candidates George Gascon and Rachel Rossi And finally, our evening with D.A. candidates George Gascon and Rachel Rossi! It was an inspiring and uplifting evening, filled with nuanced and thoughtful answers by both candidates about how science can inform their decision-making. The questions - all surprises to the candidates … Continue reading Feb 2020: L.A. County District Attorney Candidates Q&A!
We had three events around the theme of why the D.A. race matters for science. Event #1: Information Session We started off with an information session on what falls under the purview of the D.A. and how they can influence and be influenced by science. After going over details about the D.A. office itself, we … Continue reading Jan-Feb 2020 LA County District Attorney Race Race
Hi guys! We had three great events this quarter. Exploring Your Universe 2019 We were again able to participate in Exploring Your Universe, one of our favorite events! We asked children to write down on postcards why science is important to them. We also got their zip codes - if the parents allowed, of course! … Continue reading Fall Quarter 2019 Recap
Hey guys, We started off the quarter with an event focusing on the U.S. government shutdown and its effects on science. We spoke about the impacts on scientists, the NIH, FDA inspections, the environment, and more! We then had a policy position brainstorm to decide which positions to focus on and which lawmakers to interact … Continue reading Winter & Spring Quarters 2019 Recap
To recap the Fall Quarter 2018, here are some photos from the Union of Concerned Scientists’ advocacy training at UC Irvine and Exploring Your Universe at UCLA! The Science Policy Group at UCLA was invited to table and volunteer at EYU on Sunday, November 4th, 2018, and provided visitors the chance to write letters or … Continue reading 12/14/2018 Fall Quarter 2018 Recap