Name of Engagement

Annual SGA Lobbying Experience in Richmond, VA

Contact Information

Student Government Association

Contact Details


JMU encourages widespread participation in civic life. One such example of preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens is the annual Student Government Association lobbying experience in Richmond, Virginia. The trip allows students to meet legislators and have meaningful conversations about matters of concern to the student body.


Annual event, Spring


Recurring Event (Occurs on a regular basis but not continual)

Primary Focus of Program

Governance and Public Policy

Benefits for Faculty, Students, Community, and Institution

Civic engagement experiences prepare students to be involved with the political process—from voting in elections to staying in contact with their local legislators.

Community Partner Name


Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement, Engaged Learning


Student Organization

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