Using Our Website

Our website design allows you to become quickly informed of the latest issues, to delve deeply into issues we deem important and to participate by sharing your thoughts with us and our membership. What follows is a guide to using our website. Viewing Articles Any article or posting can be viewed in full by clicking on the article title or by clicking on the Read the rest of this entry link at the end of the excerpt when it appears. Posting Comments Many articles allow you to contribute your thoughts by posting a comment. When viewing an extract you can post a comment by clicking on the link that says Click to post a comment the full article will be displayed and a Reply Box will appear at the end. Type in your comments and click on Submit. Your comments will be viewable by others after JSPAN review. IMPORTANT: In order to post a comment you must be enter your name and email address. Note that logging in or entering your email address to post a comment is different from becoming a member or joining our email list. Navigation Links Immediately below our banner are seven navigation links. Click on a link to access that area of our site.

  • Home: Click here to return to our home page. Our home page will display all news and event postings in reverse cronological order (latest first). To view previous items, scroll to the bottom of the page and clink on the Previous Entries link.
  • Our Mission: Click to view the JSPAN Mission Statement.
  • About Us: Click to discover who we are.
  • Action Alert: Check here for important upcoming events or special items of interest.
  • Join/Donate: Join our mailing list, become a member and donate. We need your help!
  • Resources: Web links of interest to JSPAN members.
  • Website Help: This page.

Left Sidebar The left side of our site contains always visible links to important sections of our site Policy Centers

  • Click on a link to take you to the indicated Policy Center home page. Our Policy Centers define the issue, explain the JSPAN position, provide commentary from experts in the field and inform you of other resources related to the issue.


  • Click the desired link to view upcoming or past events that JSPAN has promoted.

Action Center

  • Enter your zip code and click Go to find information about your elected federal representatives.
  • View sample letters you can send to your representatives in support of various issues.
  • Speak out on topics of interest

Right Sidebar Search

  • Enter your search terms and click Do It! to search our site.

Join Email List

  • Enter your email address and your name then click Submit to join our email notification list.


  • Select the appropriate category and click on the PayPal logo to join JSPAN using PayPal. For other ways to join click on the Join/Donate link at the top of the page.


  • Click on a newsletter of interest. Newsletters will open in a new window and are presented in PDF format.

Recent Comments

  • View recent comments posted on our site.


  • Log in or logout of our site.