Take Action

Join our Year-end Celebration

Join us on Dec. 10, the last UCSF Advocates gathering in 2019, to celebrate our accomplishments together and plan ahead for next year. Dessert and beverages provided! New advocates who want to learn about our program are welcome.

Celebrate with Us

Defend DACA recipients

UC has challenged the Trump administration’s decision to abruptly end DACA, the policy that has allowed nearly 700,000 young people who were brought to the U.S. as children to live, work and study in the only country they know as home.

Take a Stand 

Get Out the Vote 

With the local San Francisco election behind us, all eyes are on the March Primary Election. Are you ready? Learn more about what's on the ballot and key registration deadlines. 

UCSF Votes   

Join UCSF Advocates

UCSF Advocates

Now more than ever, it is critical that #UCSFStandsUp and speaks out to help shape local, state, and federal policies that promote our core missions of healthcare, scientific research and education. 

Join us to learn more about opportunities to connect with lawmakers, engage in policy change, sign up for advocacy trainings, participate in advocacy events, and more.  

  • Learn about local, state, and federal issues that impact our work and community
  • Engage in local, statewide, and federal legislative advocacy with UCSF
  • Coordinate policy opportunities and promote UCSF research and expertise
  • Join trainings on advocacy best practices

Interested in partnering with UCSF Advocates to engage your community in advocacy? Questions, suggestions, feedback about UCSF Advocates? Please contact us at advocacy@ucsf.edu.

Become a UCSF Advocate


Our Areas of Focus

Guidelines for Advocacy

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As a 501(c)(3) and a state entity, there are legal restrictions on the types of political activities UCSF employees can engage in on behalf of UCSF. Follow these do’s and don’ts for advocacy in your UCSF and personal capacities.

Learn more

UC Advocacy Network

UCSF also is part of the UC Advocacy Network, which engages community members to help highlight the impact of UC's contributions to government officials and policymakers in Sacramento and Washington D.C. Stay informed about issues relevant to the UC system.

Sign up for UCAN and take action for UC