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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.

Article - Mar 12, 2018
AAAS Featured Force: ESAL Founder & Chair Arti Garg

A version of this post appeared on March 7, 2018, on AAAS MemberCentral, which features members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The post is reprinted here with permission. Arti Garg is the founder and chair of Engineers & Scientists Acting Locally (ESAL). She is also a data scientist living in the California Bay Area, where she serves on a municipal task force.

Article - Dec 11, 2017
Postcards: Start Engaging Locally

In our new Postcards series, learn from the experiences of engineers and scientists who have taken that first step and found ways to connect with and improve their community.

Article - Sep 28, 2017
ESAL Stories from the Field

We are launching a series of blog posts - called "Stories from the Field" - written by engineers and scientists who have helped to promote good governance in their communities through contributions to their city, county, or state government. We hope that their stories will inspire you and spark new ideas, whether you are just getting started with engagement or looking for ways improve your current efforts.

Article - May 10, 2017
Launch of New Group to Boost Community Involvement

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) featured an interview with ESAL Founder & Chair, Arti Garg, in the Mar-Apr issue of Fellowship Focus, the newsletter of the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). The interview is reprinted here with permission.

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