Washington Student Engagement Networks 2021 Summit logo with Mx. Mic cartoon

LIVE your truth. SHARE your story. LOVE your journey.

We have 5 hours of fantastic programming planned, including workshops, presentations, prizes, surprises, and connection with legislators, advocates, and other students. Registration is free, but sign up early to get awesome swag and a free lunch delivered during the event.
Please check back for updates and additions to the schedule below. Once you’ve registered, watch your email for timely updates.

9:15 AM

Morning Coffee Chat, hosted by WA-SEN Regional Coordinators
Check out self-care resources for summit participants

9:30 AM

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement
Explore the Indigenous history of your location at www.Native-Land.ca.

9:45 AM

Summit Opening and Welcome From Our Sponsor

10:00 AM

WA-SEN Overview | Ro Boyce-Gjeçi and Kris Gonzales
Use the Washington State District Finder to identify your district and legislators.

10:15 AM

Opening Plenary |Kwabi Amoah-Forson, the Peace Bus

10:55 AM

Telling Your Story | Irina Ortega

11:30 AM

Lunch, delivered to your door
Chat Room | Videos | Social Media Blitz | Music


Special Guest Laurie Jinkins, Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives

12:15 PM

Interactive Regional Breakout Sessions | WA-SEN Regional Coordinators

1:10 PM

Cameo | Professor Michael Tuncap

1:20 PM

Washington State Legislature: Mythbusting | Daniela Suarez

1:45 PM

Cameo | Erin Jones

1:55 PM

Closing Keynote: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Self-Advocacy | Dr. Nathaniel Woods and Dr. PageCarol Woods, DOTS

2:25 PM: Closing Remarks and Dance Party