SALT LAKE CITY — Emerging Leaders of Utah and Young Professionals Salt Lake City are sponsoring a legislative boot camp for millennials on Wednesday, Jan. 17.
The free training and networking event aims to ensure the voices of Utah’s young professionals (ages 18-35) are heard on Capitol Hill during the 2018 Legislature, which begins Monday, Jan. 22.
Guest speakers will discuss such topics as how to track bills and issues during the session, Utah’s legislative process and procedures, engaging with local representatives, the difference between educating and advocating, and other ways to lobby during the session.Comment on this story
Speakers will include Reps. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City; Jackie Rosen, constituent services specialist in the Utah House of Representatives; Cate Klundt, government and community relations manager at World Trade Center Utah; Alan Dayton, chief in-house lobbyist at Intermountain Healthcare; and longtime Utah journalist and Fox 13 reporter Ben Winslow.
The event, which will include dinner, will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hall of Governors in the Utah Capitol.