Community Resources and Information on Sequestration
Advocacy Resources: Take Action to Avoid Sequestration
- American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has created
a special website
with a link to the 2012 Cancer Progress Report, information
on sequestration's impact on cancer research, and more.
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) developed talking
points and a FAQ
document to explain sequestration and its harm.
- American Society of Nephrology (ASN)'s website,
Take Action: Protect Research Funding, includes information
on how to set up Hill meetings, talking points, and a video about
- American Society for Hematology (ASH)'s website,
Help ASH Fight for NIH Funding, includes information on
how to help ASH's advocacy, submit an op-ed, hold a press event,
attend a town hall, and more.
- Coalition for Health Funding's NDD United website
includes a grassroots toolkit, sample letters, community letters,
fact sheets, and more to demonstrate the impact of sequestration
on the non-defense discretionary community.
- Coalition for Life Sciences (CLS)'s Sequestration Action
includes information on sequestration, talking points, and a sample
- FASEB is sponsoring a competition
to solicit creative demonstrations of how research funded by NIH
and other federal agencies improves the health, quality of life,
or economy in local communities.
- Society for Neuroscience (SfN)'s Sequestration Action
includes a video explaining sequestration, a letters to Members
of Congress, and other SfN resources.
Please Note: If you have any sequestration resources you would
like to share, please forward them to Alex Khalife at email@example.com
or Hayzell Gollopp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information contact
The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research,