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Legislative Conferences

Every year, WACAC members come together to be trained and to execute advocacy efforts in Sacramento and/or Nevada in a meaningful and rewarding way. Sponsored by the Government Relations Committee, the conference focuses on understanding and taking action on current legislative issues in Sacramento and Washington DC that impact the work of association members. After legislative briefings and sessions on training to be a lobbyist, WACAC members share their higher education priorities, expertise, and personal stories in small group lobbying teams with elected officials in the State Capitol.

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Greene, WACAC Government Relations Chair, at

Virtual Nevada Legislative Conference

Date: December 5, 2020
Time: 9:30am-4:00pm PST
Register: Register Now

Description: Are you a Nevada resident interested in legislative advocacy that promotes equity and access within education? This event is for you! The conference will include a legislative briefing to help us understand key leaders in Nevada, the process, timelines, budget, and issues facing education. Then, we will have a series of meetings with Nevada Legislators in Education & Finance. Participants will have an opportunity to share their lived experiences helping students navigate high school completion, college access, the transition to higher education, and daily job duties throughout the pandemic.