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CLSA Launches Digital Advocacy Center to Connect Members with Legislators
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 — New Digital Advocacy “Take Action” Center helps members stay informed about CLSA’s advocacy efforts, view priority legislation, contact their elected officials and more —

— Inaugural digital advocacy campaign urges members to contact U.S. Senators and Representatives to oppose the proposed $6 billion budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and lifesaving medical R&D —

April 25, 2017

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) today announced their new Digital Advocacy Center. This innovative platform will harness the organization’s broad membership to engage on key legislation and public policies and help grow California’s life sciences sector.

CLSA’s “Take Action” digital advocacy tool helps CLSA members contact state and federal lawmakers to make their voices heard. Members can support life sciences priorities by sending letters, posting messages on Twitter or Facebook or using phone scripts to directly contact lawmakers. The new center also lets stakeholders view priority legislation, sign up for advocacy messages and alerts, lookup their elected officials and more. Learn more and check out the new digital advocacy center by visiting www.califesciences.org/TakeAction.

CLSA’s first digital advocacy campaign urges visitors to contact their U.S. Senators and Representatives to oppose the proposed $6 billion budget cuts to lifesaving medical research and development at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Click here to learn more.

As CLSA continues to build strong ties in Sacramento, Washington and in municipalities throughout California, it is critical that policymakers understand the contributions innovative life scientists and CLSA member companies make to improved patient
care. This new resource will help CLSA shape federal, state and local policies that support life sciences research, investment and innovation in California.

To learn more about CLSA’s team of experienced government relations professionals, visit www.califesciences.org/advocacy.

Questions? Please contact Will Zasadny, CLSA’s Director of Communications (wzasadny@califesciences.org).