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Two Arecibo-focused presentations supporting Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) were given at the Advancing IDEA in Planetary Science virtual conference in April. The goal of the workshop was to bring together the planetary, astrobiological, and social science communities to (1) lean into lessons learned to date, (2) identify opportunities for improvement by listening to those most impacted in our community, and (3) make recommendations for actionable and tangible measures for advancing IDEA principles within planetary science. + Read More


The Arecibo Science Advocacy Partnership (ASAP) hosted a splinter meeting on the third day of the 240th American Astronomical Society conference titled: The Arecibo Observatory: An Engine for Science and Scientists in Puerto Rico and Beyond. The meeting was focused on Education and Public Outreach programs at the Arecibo Observatory and their positive world-wide impact. + Read More