March for Science – Earth Day April 22, 2017 – 517 Satellite Marches World Wide
“The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments.”
Organizers of the world’s first-ever March for Science set the stage for the flagship event in Washington, DC, co-organized by the Earth Day Network, as well as the more than 514 coordinated events happening across the world on April 22. The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. We unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that upholds the common good and for political leaders and policy makers to enact evidence based policies in the public interest.
- Science that serves the common good
- Evidence-based policy and regulations in the public interest
- Cutting-edge science education
- Diversity and Inclusion in STEM
- Open, honest science and inclusive public outreach
- Funding for scientific research and its applications
Goals for the March
- Humanize science
- Partner with the public
- Advocate for open, inclusive, and accessible science
- Support scientists
- Affirm science as a democratic value
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