Federal Governmental Relations
Each year, UC participates in numerous advocacy-related events. Below is information about select events.
UC joins with national organizations to call on policymakers to make funding for the National Institutes of Health a priority and raise awareness about continued investment in medical research.
Each year, UC participates in a day of Capitol Hill advocacy around the importance of National Science Foundation (NSF) funding, as well as the CNSF exhibition and reception, which showcases research made possible by the NSF.
Each year, UC joins with advocates from across 40 states on Capitol Hill to advocate for important funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as other humanities-related programs.
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and campus representatives join with members of APLU's Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET) for the annual Capitol Hill advocacy days. Representatives meet with members and staff to communicate the importance of federal agricultural research programs to UC and the California economy.
The annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill provides the opportunity for UC leadership and others to talk with legislators about the challenges facing patients and the hospital community.