Our Impact

AAFEN is a trusted voice

Because of our engagements with federal agencies across the Executive Branch and Congress, AAFEN’s expertise has informed proposed rulemaking and lawmaking.

  • We have raised awareness of civil rights and civil liberties issues before hundreds of members of the public, advocacy and membership organizations and employee resource groups. 
  • We have elevated key issues with the media.
  • We have informed constituents of policies during lobby days.
  • We have forged allyships with government watchdog groups, privacy advocacy groups, organizations representing underrepresented groups, such as Muslim Americans, and professional associations of scientists, researchers and STEM professionals.