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Students Inside Albany

Students Inside Albany 2016

Students Inside Albany (SIA) is a conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation, Inc. This Conference is an intensive four day training experience held in the spring and is designed to immerse students in the process by which public policy is proposed, enacted and changed in New York State and educate them as to how they can influence and affect this process. Albany insiders discuss the operations of New York State government including how policy is shaped and enacted. Students students are afforded the opportunity to observe Assembly and Senate sessions and to shadow both their Assembly members and Senators.

2017 SIA Conference: May 21-24, 2017

  • What: Program introducing high school students to New York State Legislature and Legislative process. Brochure
  • Who: In Saratoga County, two eleventh grade students will be chosen to attend. Program attendees come from across the whole state.
  • When: Program date- May 21-24, 2017.
  • Where: Empire State Plaza Albany, NY and Albany Hampton Inn & Suiites
  • How to: Fill out the appliication form and return it by the February 6, 2017 due date, write a short essay, mail, and when chosen fill out permission forms.
  • Cost: Free to attendee. Cost are covered by the League of Women Voters Education Fund
  • 2017 Application and more information:

For more information, please see the LWVNYS website.