Name of Engagement
Annual SGA Lobbying Experience in Richmond, VA
Student Government Association
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