The Nevada Youth Legislature, created by the Nevada Legislature in 2007, is a unique opportunity for the young people of Nevada to learn about, affect, and serve our state government.

This nationally recognized program has earned the following prestigious awards:

2013-2014 Term

  • Communitas Awards: Community Service--Award of Excellence, 2013
  • MarCom Awards: Summer Training Program--Gold Award, 2013

2012-2013 Term

  • Communitas Awards: Community Service--Award of Excellence, 2012
  • MarCom Awards: Fall Training Program--Platinum Award, 2012
  • Nevada Press Women: Public Service--First Place Award, 2013
  • The Communicator Awards: Public Service/Pro Bono--Award of Distinction, 2013

2011-2012 Term

  • Communitas Awards: Community Service--Award of Excellence, 2011
  • MarCom Awards: Summer Training Program--Gold Award, 2011
  • National Federation of Press Women: Public Service--Second Place Award, 2012
  • Nevada Press Women: Public Service--First Place Award, 2012

2010-2011 Term

  • Communitas Awards: Community Service--Award of Excellence, 2010
  • Hermes Creative Awards: Extended Training Program--Gold Award, 2011
  • MarCom Awards: Extended Training Program--Platinum Award, 2010
  • Nevada Press Women: Public Service--First Place Award, 2011

2009-2010 Term

  • Communitas Awards: Community Service--Award of Excellence, 2010
  • Hermes Creative Awards: Public Relations/Communications--Platinum Award, 2010
  • MarCom Awards: Extended Training Program--Platinum Award, 2009
  • Nevada Press Women: Public Service--First Place Award, 2010
  • The Communicator Awards: Public Service Program--Gold Award, 2009

2008-2009 Term

  • Hermes Creative Awards: Pro Bono--Honorable Mention, 2009
  • MarCom Awards: Orientation Program--Gold Award, 2008
  • National Federation of Press Women: Public Service--Third Place Award, 2009
  • Nevada Press Women: Public Service--First Place Award, 2009
Application 2017-2019

Application period for the 2017-2019 Nevada Youth Legislature closed March 31, 2017.

Apply to Become a District Youth Advisory Member

2017-2019 DYAC application available early Fall 2017.

Apply for NYL Scholarships

Current and Former Youth Legislators Only

Application period closed April 1, 2017.

Contact your Senator, Assemblywoman, and Assemblyman

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Nevada Youth Legislature Activities

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Nevada Youth Legislature Summer Trainings

Nevada Youth Legislature Meetings

Nevada Youth Legislature Annual Reports

Last updated 5/5/2017