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Article - Oct 26, 2019
Local STEM Database

Engineers & Scientists Acting Locally is excited to announce our Local STEM Database. This crowd-sourced resource contains listings of STEM-relevant organizations, content resources, policy fellowships, university programs, and government initiatives and agencies that intersect with communities and city, county, and state government.

Article - Oct 5, 2019
Advocating for Policy in the State Legislature

Our latest playbook guide aims to help you advocate for policies at the state level. We share ideas and tips for how to identify stakeholders and set up effective meetings to make your voice heard on issues you care about.

Article - May 19, 2019
#EngageLocal: ESAL Goes Live on Twitter

On May 9, ESAL hosted a Twitter chat to share tips and ideas for how scientists and engineers can make a difference in their community. Using the #EngageLocal hashtag, scientists and engineers from around the country joined in to ask questions and share their experience.

Article - Apr 29, 2019
Taking Your First Steps to Local Engagement

Our latest playbook guide aims to ease your first steps toward local engagement. We share ideas and tips for learning more about how your local government is addressing issues you care about.

Article - Dec 31, 2018
A Playbook for Engaging Locally

We are thrilled to announce our Local Engagement Playbook, curated resources and step-by-step guides to help you make a difference in your community

Article - Dec 23, 2018
October 2018 Happy Hour: Engagement Tips from Scientists and Engineers

On October 25 2018, six scientists and engineers shared their insights on community engagement at an ESAL happy hour in Oakland, California. Here are their top suggestions for getting involved in your community.

Article - Dec 23, 2018
Policy's Last Mile

On October 25, five scientists and engineers shared their insights on community engagement at an ESAL happy hour in Oakland, California. The event brought together leaders from across the San Francisco Bay Area who apply their expertise toward pressing problems in their neighborhoods.

Article - Sep 9, 2018
Local STEM: STEM in Your Governments and Communities

Introducing a new series about local government initiatives and non-governmental community organizations doing STEM-related work.

Article - Jun 25, 2018
How Locally Engaged are STEM Professionals?

How locally engaged are STEM professionals? We surveyed them to find out.
In fall 2017 we launched our Civic Engagement Survey to gauge attitudes and engagement with all levels of government by people with STEM backgrounds. We’re excited to reveal the results of our survey, available here.

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