Informed Advocates of the University of Washington

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Become a Champion for Students and Higher Education

Our District Dawgs program is recruiting new advocates for 2023-2024. Meet other dedicated and engaged Huskies, learn about and participate in the advocacy process, form personal relationships with lawmakers, make a difference in your community, and have fun while doing it!

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2024 Legislative Session Primer

The 2024 Session is right around the corner with the start of the New Year. Last year, UW Impact advocates sent almost a thousand messages to state lawmakers championing students, higher education, and the University of Washington. But there is more work to be done. Learn more about the important issues impacting students, higher education, and the UW this session and how YOU can make a difference.

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Stay Civically Engaged with UW Impact

What do we do when the Legislature isn’t in session? We offer programs to keep you informed about and engaged in the democratic process, we host advocacy trainings to prepare advocates for session, we partner with units and departments to bring you information on emerging policy issues, and we provide voter registration for graduating seniors who are moving within the state.

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UW Impact is a program of the UW Alumni Association (UWAA), an independent 501 (c )(3) organization. The UWAA’s mission is to support the UW and higher education in the state of Washington.