The Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) advocates for research among the various legislative and executive agencies. In addition, the SPSP Government Relations Committee (GRC) monitors federal legislation affecting science, advocates for funding for social and personality psychology, and collaborates with other social science organizations to do the same.
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- Join SPSP and over 200 organizations in encouraging President Biden and Congress for full funding for the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act (H.R.869/S.289). The RISE Act would provide $25 billion towards research, prevent setbacks, and further the goal of an inclusive STEM workforce. (More)
- Support the Early Career Researchers Act which allocates funding to the National Science Foundation (NSF). The funds will provide two-year research grants to approximately 3200 postdoctoral fellows. You may take action today here at the American Mathematical Society (the action is not specific to mathematics and can be used by anyone).