What if just 10 minutes could make a big difference? This is Science Advocacy Week (October 1-5, 2012), when your 10 minutes, added to my 10 minutes, added to 10 minutes from scientists across the nation adds up to a spotlight on bio-optics in particular, and science in general.
o Be polite.
o Keep it short and accessible to laymen, and write to the interests of those who will read it.
o Be personable, be yourself.
o Don’t be shy, don’t use all caps.
o Contact only your own lawmakers (using this link ensures you will), and make it clear at the top of your message that you are a constituent