Over seventy enthusiastic students attend LI training at the Defending the American Dream Summit.

Hoping for 30 or 40 participants, Leadership Institute trainers were blown away when as many as 100 enthusiastic attendees crowded into a room at the Defending the American Dream Summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Gateway Marriott near Reagan National Airport on October 2, 2009.  Despite the jammed conditions – 68 chairs plus a packed standing room only space in the back of the room –  LI staff were able to collect over 70 signed attendance sheets in a room that remained packed for over three solid hours.  More important, a large number of attendees requested information about doing further training in their regions of the country.