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Youth Leadership School

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What you will learn

The Leadership Institute's Youth Leadership School (YLS) is a two-day, comprehensive campaign activism training that provides the tools to be an effective youth leader for candidates and causes of their choice. This "bootcamp of politics" is an essential training for anyone who wants to be active in the political process.

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
  • Develop eye-catching signs and literature
  • Gain media coverage
  • Organize activism projects you can implement immediately

One free resume consultation is included in your registration.

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Details

Starts Saturday, October 12

Sat 12:   8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Sun 13:   8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Location:


New York, NY 10001 Map

Cost

$30.00

Manager

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David Blair

Contact David with your questions.

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

Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

Professionally, Morton Blackwell is the president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he founded in 1979.

His institute prepares conservatives for success in politics, government and t...

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David Blair

David Blair

2016 National Director of Youth for Trump

David Blair is currently the Director of the Youth Leadership School (YLS), nicknamed the "boot camp of politics", at the Leadership Institute. He travels the country training principled conservatives how to win ...

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Peggy Grande

Peggy Grande

Speaker

President Ronald Reagan chose Peggy Grande to work at his side for 10 years, and together they created a powerful partnership. Serving as his post-presidency Executive Assistant, Peggy was the liaison between Ronald Reagan...

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 Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute

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Mikel Moore

Mikel Moore

Mikel Moore is the Regional Field Coordinator for New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachussets, and New Hampshire at the Leadership Institute. In this role he travels to colleges and universities and coordin...

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Upcoming Dates:

Sep. 21, 2019 Charlottesville , VA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 21, 2019 Philadelphia , PA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 28, 2019 Atlanta , GA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 28, 2019 Minneapolis , MN (This is a 2-day school)
Oct. 5, 2019 Bismarck , ND (This is a 2-day school)