AIA is the voice of architecture to legislators at the federal, state, and local level. Here you can engage your legislators and use AIA tools and resources to develop skills as an advocate to build power for architects.
Policy Platform 2020
The inaugural 2020 AIA Policy Platform serves as a statement on AIA's policy priorities for the final U.S. presidential candidates and Congressional policy makers. Importantly, the platform's development is based on policy objectives, not partisanship, to encourage federal policy makers to join hands and work together for the good of the American people.
By taking action, being involved in their communities, and engaging legislators, Citizen Architects are the driving force behind AIA’s advocacy efforts.
Citizen Architect - Jenna Fribley, AIA
In another life, Jenna Fribley must have been an archeologist or historian, but today she is an architect, interior designer, teacher, realtor, commissioner, board member, entrepreneur, and community advocate. After establishing her own firm in Springfield, Oregon, Fribley has become a relentless force behind the revitalization of downtown Springfield. Through her firm and activism, she has worked to excite community members about Springfield’s history—and its future. As a citizen architect, Fribley also has helped address the region’s affordable housing shortage.