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ADVOCACY FOR PREVENTION SCIENCE

Advocacy for Prevention Science
Advocacy for Prevention Science describes scientific advances and principles which form a foundation for advocacy for prevention science. The document provides a list of specific actions and principles which SPR’s board agrees are worthy of public policy advocacy. This document provides guidance to the SPR board and SPR members as the Society seeks to become more actively involved in education and discussion with policy makers toward the achievement of SPR’s mission.

August 30, 2021: SPR and NPSC Statement in Statement in Support of Transgender, Gender Nonbinary, Genderfluid, Two-Spirit, Gender Non-Conforming, and Genderqueer People

April 28, 2021: SPR Advocacy Committee Town Hall, Educating and engaging with local and state policymakers – What role should prevention scientists play?

March 23, 2021: SPR Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

December 10, 2020: Partnership between Society for Prevention Research and the National Prevention Science Coalition to Save Lives

June 2019: Scaling-up Evidence-based Interventions in U.S. Public Systems Policy Briefs