Call for Applications to Join Community Advisory Committee

You are invited to apply to participate in the Simons Searchlight Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The deadline for applications is October 9.

If you would like to participate in our CAC, please fill out this application.


As a CAC member, you will have the chance to provide your perspective on Simons Searchlight’s research priorities, offer feedback on research surveys and website functionality, and give input on articles, webinars, and other communications of interest to the community. Learn more about the current CAC membership.

If you are interested, here are a few things that you should know before you agree to participate:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older and speak fluent English to participate in this group.
  • The CAC will have up to 20 members.
  • You must be able to attend two virtual meetings held on March 20, 2024 and September 20, 2024 both from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EST
  • You will help Simons Searchlight develop and test research surveys, take informal surveys and polls, and participate in online focus groups and CAC meetings.
  • Members of this group will be asked to devote at least 10 hours per year to CAC-related activities. This will be a combination of attending the required virtual meetings as well as completing in-between project assignments.
  • Members will be invited to serve for 2 year terms, but may resign at any time.
  • Active participants will receive a $500 honorarium as a thank you for each year of participation (*active includes attending two virtual meetings and providing periodic feedback on on-going CAC-related activities).

If you would like to participate in our CAC, please fill out this application.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Erica Jones at

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