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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. Come to lobby day!  Lobby day 2023 is on February 20.  Stay tuned for details.
  2. Text ADVOCACY to 833-258-6815 to get regular legislative and election updates by text message
  3. Visit WashingtonEA.org/Advocacy and subscribe to the advocacy blog
  4. Like and follow WEA Advocacy on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  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 government 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.