Larissa Gil Sanhueza

Program Assistant, Young Adult Outreach


Larissa Sanhueza

As the Program Assistant for Young Adult Outreach, Larissa Gil Sanhueza travels around the country to mobilize young adults in our grassroots advocacy network and to recruit attendees for our Spring Lobby Weekend, a four day lobbying and educational event. She also oversees the Delegation Leader Program, which encourages young adults to organize their peers in lobbying efforts and to lead a group traveling to Spring Lobby Weekend.

Larissa graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with B.A.s in Philosophy and German, receiving honors in Philosophy. As a student, Larissa was involved with the Mock Trial Association, student government, and Planned Parenthood. Before working at FCNL, Larissa served as an English-Spanish translator for recently arrived immigrants in Santiago, Chile and as a fellow in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In her capacity as a House Fellow, she wrote a bill clarifying the guidelines used in child custody cases in which one of the parents has committed a sexually violent crime.

In her free time, Larissa likes to study and improve her Spanish and German language skills as she often travels to see family in Chile and Germany.

Articles by Larissa Gil Sanhueza

Update Spring Lobby Weekend: Know Before You Go 

Spring Lobby Weekend is right around the corner! More than 450 young leaders will be joining us in Washington, D.C. for four days of learning, sharing, and lobbying. I. AM. EXCITED. Ask my coworkers – this is all I have been talking about for months.

Background Frequently Asked Questions About Spring Lobby Weekend 

March 23-26, 2019 in Washington, DC

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about Spring Lobby Weekend including some about registration, housing, financial support, and lobbying.