Why: Science, scientists, and evidence-based policymaking are under attack. Budget cuts, censorship of researchers, disappearing datasets, and threats to dismantle government agencies harm us all, putting our health, food, air, water, climate, and jobs at risk. It is time for people who support science to take a public stand and be counted.
What: The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments.
How: We are building a broad, nonpartisan, and diverse coalition of organizations and individuals who stand up for science. We are advocating for evidence-based policymaking, science education, research funding, and inclusive and accessible science. All with your support!*
Who: People who value science. Science advocates, science educators, scientists, and concerned citizens. More than 197 partner organizations and counting. And you!
Where: The National Mall in Washington, DC and 425+satellite marches around the world. For DC, event details here, and info on buses here.
When: April 22nd, 2017. But that’s only the beginning…
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Our mission statement: The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call