Advocacy Tips and Primers
The Legislative Action Center can help you quickly locate your Member of Congress and also learn more about his or her voting record on biomedical research-related issues.
The Congressional Visit Toolbox contains everything you need to plan and conduct a congressional visit: including templates for meeting requests and follow-up letters; printable, state-specific "leave behind" materials and customizable talking points on biomedical research.NIH State Information Fact Sheets
ASN Advocacy Workshop
Held during the 2011 ASN Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, this workshop provided for ASN members interested in conducting nutrition research advocacy featured up-to-date information on the current policy environment and best practices for outreach to policy makers from a panel of previous and current congressional staffers. See the presentation from FASEB's legislative team for more information.
Educational Materials on Joint Pain and Excess Weight
ASN, through its membership in The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance, created pamphlets to assist individuals affected by excess weight who are experiencing joint pain.