How to be a Lobbyist for Science – today (Thursday, Feb. 22) at 12:30 p.m. FREE LUNCH!


in collaboration with

Union of Concerned Scientists

Environmental Management & Sustainable Development Association (EMSDA) and

Students for Equity in Public Service (SEPA)

 is proud to present

 Dori Chandler

Union of Concerned Scientists


Effective Communication with Legislators

Or… How to be a Lobbyist for Science

Are you a Scientist? An Advocate for Science? Proud of the work you do?  We are!  Join Concerned Scientists @ IU and Union of Concerned Scientists to let your member of Congress know that they should care too!  Learn how to plan, conduct, and follow up on an in-person meeting with your United States senators. The training will be followed by opportunities to lobby in-district, including a lobby day the following day in Indianapolis on Friday, February 23rd. 

Interested in taking part in the UCS/CSIU Lobby Day?  RSVP and Questions:

Michael Hamburger (CSIU) at or Dori Chandler (UCS) at

 Thursday, February 22, 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Room S201 (Patten Room) Geology Building

The workshop is free and open to all interested participants

Free lunch provided!

Dori Chandler is a field organizer for the Union of Concerned Scientists for the state of Indiana. She is an environmental planner, climate activist, and educator. She works with non-profits, governments, universities, and faith communities to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, eco-justice, waste reduction and reuse.  She is the statewide coordinator and group leader with Citizens’ Climate Lobby, an organization working to create the political will for a livable world by passing Climate Change Legislation. As a board member with Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light she works on faith responses to Climate Change. She also works with students at Butler University in Indianapolis.