Promoting and Defending Research
APA strongly encourages the use of psychological science in policy-making decisions and vigorously defends the field from partisan attacks.
How We Speak Out for Psychological Science
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Recent APA Advocacy to Promote Psychological Science
We have a tremendous opportunity to help shape the laws and policies that directly affect psychology and the populations we work with. We can make a real difference in our society.
About APA Advocacy
APA represents the largest and most visible national presence advocating for psychology at the federal level. There are three APA government relations offices and two APA-affiliated organizations that engage in government relations activities.