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Academy members are recognized for their contributions and influence in food, nutrition and health policy. Use these tools and resources so that your elected officials know your views—both as a voter and a nutrition and dietetics expert.

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Action Alerts

Action alerts allow us to bring the Academy’s policy issues to the attention of members of Congress and help to raise awareness and add legitimacy to a particular priority issue. Academy members work on a broad range of issues, improving communities' nutrition and health status in the U.S. and worldwide.
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Grassroots Resources

There are many ways to advocate for strong nutrition and health policy right from your home state. Use these resources to ensure that your elected officials in Washington, D.C. know your views as both a constituent and an expert.
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State Legislative Tracking Map

This map provides a list of active state legislation that may be relevant to Academy policy priority issue areas. Click on any state to view bill status, full bill text and actions taken by the state legislature.
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Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit

Each year, hundreds of nutrition and dietetics practitioners sharpen their advocacy skills with a deep-dive into key policy issues that impact the health of the nation and profession.
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What Is a Political Action Committee?

ANDPAC is a group of clinical dietitians, private practice dietitians, school dietitians, public health and community dietitians, business owners, researchers, educators, students and others who support political candidates aligned with the Academy's mission, vision and public policy priorities.
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Join the Academy

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!