Take action for public education
Make sure lawmakers in Olympia hear educator voices
Here's how you can stay up to speed with legislative and political news that affects students, educators and public schools – and take action with other union members and supporters.
- Come to lobby day! Lobby day 2023 is on February 20. Stay tuned for details.
- Text ADVOCACY to 833-258-6815 to get regular legislative and election updates by text message
- Visit WashingtonEA.org/Advocacy and subscribe to the advocacy blog
- Like and follow WEA Advocacy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
- Post using the hashtags #WaEdu and #WaLeg (hashtags explained here)
- Call your legislator's office! Need your legislator's contact information? Find it here!
- Call the Legislative Hotline at 800-562-6000 and leave a message for your lawmakers.
Important information about the Washington Legislature
- Find your legislative district on this map.
- Here are lists of legislators, including contact information and photos.
- Look up bills and related information here.
- You can find the legislative committee hearing schedule here.
- Visiting the capitol? Here’s a map that shows the capitol campus.
- Parking information.
- The 2023 legislative session begins January 9.
Get to know the WEA Government Relations Team
- Julie Salvi, lead lobbyist
- Simone Boe, lobbyist
- Jared Mason-Gere, lobbyist
- Nasue Nishida, lobbyist
- Samantha Casne, political organizer
- Emily Walters, political organizer
- Hillary Hunt, political organizer
- Djibril Diop, director of government relations
WEA Government Relations office phone: 360-943-3150