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Get Out the Vote 

Are you ready for the San Francisco election this November? Join upcoming events to learn more about what's on the ballot and key registration deadlines. 

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Save Patients Like Isabel

We're cautiously optimistic that patients like Isabel Bueso will now be safe from deportation while receiving life-saving medical care, as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services plans to reinstate medical deferred action. THANK YOU to all who stood up to #SaveIsabel and others like her.

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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 [email protected]

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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.

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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.

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