Public Policy

The Public Policy Committee was formed in 2017, and advises the Council on issues of science and public policy. The Public Policy Committee monitors changes to policies and laws that impact evolution as a field, the support of scientific research, and/or the research of SSE members.

To bring issues of relevance to the attention of the committee, please contact the Public Policy Committee chair at policy [at]


United States

How to contact your Congress and House representatives:

  • Enter your address, compose an email to your representatives, and will send it for you.
  • CallYourRep: Enter your address, and CallYourRep will give you the phone numbers of your representatives.
  • Resistbot: Text RESIST to 50409 or message @Resistbot on Facebook and it will find out who represents you in Congress and deliver your message to them.
  • GovTrack: Use GovTrack to research and track legislation in the United States Congress, including Members of Congress, bills and resolutions, voting records, and committee activity.



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