SciCAN, the Science and Community Action Network, is a community-centered web platform resource library that connects grassroots movements, scientists, technical and subject-matter experts from neighborhoods across the country.
Included with each file or document is a summary and a description of the item's utility. These files will be searchable by tags or keywords that are most pertinent to the SciCAN members.
A visual representation of user locations, profiles and infowindows, so people can connect based on shared geography, interests, skill sets and/or areas of expertise.
Through connections made on the membership map, members can use the “find an expert” feature to contact the SciCAN administrators who will attempt to locate an expert to respond to the inquiry.
This section is built to promote dialogue between users and provide a platform to ask questions about research, advocacy, or other user experience and expertise.
SciCAN provides a space to build alliances that protect our most vulnerable communities while they battle constant threats that stem from environmental, economic and social injustice. There are a number of benefits available to SciCAN users. Here are just a few: