Get Involved in Policy and Advocacy!

Here’s How:

Be prepared when communicating with your state and local legislators.  Use the tools below to prepare yourself and make visits to your legislators both enjoyable, and effective.

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If you would like to join VAND’s Public Policy team, or to notify VAND about an experience you’ve had communicating with your legislator(s), send an email to

Federal Legislation Educational Resources

Click here to learn about federal advocacy efforts of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including:

  • Take Action
  • Legislation and Public Policy Issues
  • Licensure
  • Public Policy 101
  • Political Action Committee