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Youth Leadership School

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What you will learn

Youth Leadership School

2 days and nights, $30 (meals included)

The Leadership Institute's Youth Leadership School is a two-day, comprehensive campaign activism training that provides the tools to be an effective youth leader for conservative candidates and causes. Any student who wants to be active in the political process should attend this school.

You will learn to:

  • Organize large numbers of volunteers and voters
  • Increase the size and effectiveness of your group
  • Motivate volunteers with exciting projects
  • Host successful speaker events
  • Gain media coverage
  • Organize 12 proven activism projects
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Starts Saturday, September 28

Sat 28:   8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Sun 29:   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Minneapolis, MN 55111 Map


$30.00 $5.00 discount for early registration until 8/28/19 Your Cost: $25.00


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What graduates say

Tim Phillips

Tim Phillips

President, Americans for Prosperity

Decades ago, the Youth Leadership School literally launched my political career. I'm so thankful for Morton Blackwell and The Leadership Institute.

Lauren Cooley

Lauren Cooley

Editor, Red Alert Politics

Taking the YLS as a college student gave me invaluable insight on how campaigns function and how I could make myself into an asset for candidates and causes I care about.

Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez

Hispanic Initiatives Coordinator, Republican National Committee

Attending the Youth Leadership School was enriching and empowering. It provided a robust foundation for me to develop my young career in conservative politics. I would highly recommend to any individual seeking to take the next step in their political career.

Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

Political Director, Bruce Poliquin for Congress

The Youth Leadership School really took my political career to the next level. Without the people I met and the lessons I learned in the YLS, I wouldn't be where I am today.

Daniel Weldon

Daniel Weldon

Youth Director, Keith Perry, FL State Senator

The YLS is a vital training for anyone in conservative politics. It helped me grow the movement on my campus and get a Youth Director position with a campaign.

Your faculty

Rebekah Beeton

Rebekah Beeton

Regional Field Coordinator

Rebekah Beeton is the Leadership Institute's Regional Field Coordinator (RFC) for Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Before joining the team of RFCs, she assisted a Leadership Institute field representative in starting multiple conservative student groups on college campuses in Michigan.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Thomas Edison State University and a certificate in Leadership from Lumerit Education.

Rebekah discovered a love for politics when she interned for Dr. Carson's 2016 Presidential campaign. Soon after, she attended a Youth Leadership School and used the strategies she learned to help build her local Young Republicans Club and volunteer for political candidates in her home state of Tennessee.

In her spare time, Rebekah enjoys reading classic literature, cooking, traveling, and volunteering for pro-life nonprofits.

Upcoming Dates:

Jul. 20, 2019 Arlington , VA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 14, 2019 Dallas , TX (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 14, 2019 Towson , MD (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 21, 2019 Miami , FL (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 21, 2019 Philadelphia , PA (This is a 2-day school)