Policy & Advocacy

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AACN is a nonpartisan organization that serves to educate and advocate for nursing education, research, and practice.

AACN Latest Advocacy & Policy Efforts

January 19: AACN Launches New National Campaign to Elevate Academic Nursing’s Role in Administering the COVID-19 Vaccine

January 18: AACN Encourages the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Team to Utilize Nursing Faculty, Students, and Staff to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

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AACN Sign-Ons with Coalition Partners

January 8: AACN signed onto a Safe Sates Alliance letter urging the upcoming Biden Administration to rescind Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. The undersigned organizations strongly oppose race and sex stereotyping, which inhibits efforts to build a more inclusive workplace, and this Execution Order creates concern, confusion, and uncertainty for federal contractors and grant recipients.

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Read the Latest Editions of AACN's Washington Weekly Newsletter

January 20, 2021: Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: 59th Presidential Inauguration: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Office Amid Public Health Crisis; Department of Education Makes More than $21 Billion Available to Support Colleges and Universities; and Register Today for AACN’s 2021 Virtual Student Policy Summit.

January 13, 2021: Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The 117th Congress Commences: Impeachment Proceedings Underway; Deadline ApproachingNursing Workforce Diversity Program; and Apply Now for the 2021 Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program.

January 6, 2021: Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Happy New Year! 2020 Year in Review.

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