student advocacy day

Learn how to advocate at Virginia's General Assembly

Join the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy for a virtual tutorial.  Learn about issues that affect all Virginians, then meet with legislators about the issues. Students from JMU and CNU will also participate. 

Thursday, February 4th, 8:15 am -1:15 pm



8:15am – 8:30am: Student participant check-in

8:30am – 9:15am: Advocacy 101

  • Jamar Boyd, LaKeisha Cook, Yanet Amado, Leah Jones

9:15 – 9:50am: In depth review of Death Penalty

  • Facts, and current standing in the General Assembly 

9:50am – 9:55am: Prepare for meetings with legislators

10:00am – 11:00am: Meetings with legislators

11:00am – 11:30am: Re-group

11:30am – 12:30pm: The Work of Advocacy

  • VICPP Staff Members

12:30pm – 1:00pm: Q&A

1:00pm – 1:15pm: Debrief