Sen. Cruz About LI: “A Training Ground for the Conservative Movement”

“The Leadership Institute is a training ground for the conservative movement,” Texas Senator Ted Cruz said.

Watch Senator Cruz in this 38 second YouTube video.

“LI does a fantastic job taking young conservatives from all across the county and helping give them the tools to defend free market principles, to defend the constitution, and to explain the principles our country was founded upon,” Senator Cruz said.

The words of Senator Ted Cruz express the Leadership Institute’s (LI) fundamental mission: to increase the number and effectiveness of conservative activists and leaders in the public policy process.

By equipping the conservative movement with the proper political tools and technology, LI builds the foundation for future conservative success.

The Leadership Institute develops this foundation on a network of individuals, offering forty-four different trainings which target everyone from grassroots activists to future politicians.

Former Senator and current President of The Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint explained LI’s influence: 

I come across the Leadership Institute’s graduates all the time… as key congressional staffers, as heads of conservative organizations, even as colleagues. When I ran for U.S. Senate in 2004, an LI graduate was my campaign manager and another organized students for me throughout South Carolina. Even my son-in-law is a Leadership Institute graduate.

Leadership Institute graduates continue to make a difference in the public policy process not only around the United States, but around the world. In 2014 alone, LI trained 7,805 students within the U.S. and another 10,377 internationally.

In addition to on-sight and grassroots trainings, the Leadership Institute brings conservative courses to the digital age, broadcasting live webinars from LI Studios. The free online programs allow anyone instant access to a small part of the trainings LI offers. 

The Leadership Institute, Sen. Ted Cruz said, “is setting the foundation for what I believe is a historic opportunity we have to turn our country around -- to get back to the principles America was founded on.”

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