Language advocates on the Hill at the 2014 JNCL-NCLIS meeting

From promoting scientific research funding to supporting multilingual education, the LSA is active in a broad range of policy issues affecting language and linguistics.

Our advocacy work is focused in four main areas:

Linguistics Research informing Public Policy

Advocating for the LSA and Linguistics​

LSA Committees Active on Policy Issues

Working with External LSA Partners

Additionally, see our Resources Related to Public Policy.

LSA staff and leaders work with external organizations and internal groups to inform policymakers and opinion leaders about the important role of linguistics in benefiting the broader public. Members with an interest in policy issues are encouraged to stay informed and take part in the LSA's work.


Archived Policy Alerts and Advocacy Initiatives