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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.

  1. Text ADVOCACY to 833-258-6815 to get regular legislative and election updates by text message
  2. Visit WashingtonEA.org/Advocacy and subscribe to the advocacy blog
  3. Download the We Are WEA smartphone app on Google Play or the App Store and check out the OurVoice political action section! 
  4. Like and follow WEA Advocacy on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WEAAdvocacy
  5. Post using the hashtags #WaEdu and #WaLeg (hashtags explained here)
  6. Call your legislator's office! Need your legislator's contact information? Find it here!  
  7. Call the Legislative Hotline at 800-562-6000 and leave a message for your lawmakers.

Important information about the Washington Legislature

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 governmental relations

WEA Government Relations office phone: 360-943-3150

For candidates seeking endorsement, Council WEA-PAC leaders manage the endorsement process locally.  If you're interested in connecting with those leaders, contact Hillary Hunt or Cassie Carrillo.