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:

  • The Communicator Awards
    • Public Service Program—Gold Award, 2009
    • Public Service/Pro Bono—Award of Distinction, 2013
    • Public Relations/Communications-Public Relations/Communications for Corporate Communications—Award of Distinction, 2018
  • Communitas Awards
    • Community Service—Award of Excellence, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013
  • Hermes Creative Awards
    • Pro Bono—Honorable Mention, 2009, and Platinum Award, 2018
    • Public Relations/Communications—Platinum Award, 2010
    • Extended Training Program—Gold Award, 2011
    • Public Relations/Communications—Strategic Programs (Other)—Platinum Award, 2018
  • MarCom Awards
    • Orientation Program—Gold Award, 2008
    • Extended Training Program—Platinum Award, 2009 and 2010
    • Summer Training Program—Gold Award, 2011 and 2013
    • Fall Training Program—Platinum Award, 2012
  • National Federation of Press Women
    • Public Service— Third Place Award, 2009, and Second Place Award, 2012
  • Nevada Press Women
    • Public Service—First Place Award, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013
Nevada Youth Legislators 2017-2019

Includes Contact Information

Application 2017-2019

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

Apply to Become a District Youth Advisory Member

Application period extended to February 10, 2018.

Apply for NYL Scholarships

Current and Former Youth Legislators Only

Application period closes April 1, 2018.

Contact your Senator, Assemblywoman, and Assemblyman

Senate Contact List
Assembly Contact List

Last updated 5/16/2018