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Conservative Intern Workshop Canceled.

Due to travel and safety concerns, the Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Conservative Intern Workshop has been canceled.  This workshop will be rescheduled later this semester.

Fearless Journalist Kaitlyn Schallhorn
Fearless Journalist Kaitlyn Schallhorn

 

Drumroll please…..the winner of the Leadership Institute’s 2014 employee of the year is Miss Kaitlyn Schallhorn.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn joined the Leadership Institute as a Campus Reform (CRO) reporter in February of 2014.

One of the first things Kaitlyn wrote for CRO was a 1,500 word exclusive report that uncovered a corrupt Black Panther professor, who was intimidating students, and involved in a graduation scandal that resulted in the resignation of the university’s chancellor.

But Kaitlyn’s crowning achievement has been her tireless work developing...

Running Against the Odds
Running Against the Odds

Missouri’s Fifth Congressional District was over 60% Democrat and the media had painted the race as “unwinnable” for a Republican.  But that didn’t stop one dedicated conservative from running against the odds.

Unlike many who run for public office, Jacob Turk didn’t plan to run.  He graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and is a Marine Corps veteran, business owner, volunteer, proud father, and grandfather.

“Honestly, if I had not felt the Lord calling me distinctly to run for this office, I can’t imagine deciding to do it on my own.  It was a step of faith to run.”

Jacob Turk ran for U.S. Congress in Missouri’s Fifth Congressional District in 2012 and again in 2014.

“We are not wealthy nor do we have powerful political connections,” Jacob said.  “One of the biggest obstacles was...

Englander’s Grassroots Efforts Sprout Victory
Englander’s Grassroots Efforts Sprout Victory

Chip Englander has a track record.  He wins.

When Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was at the bottom of a four-way primary at the beginning of his campaign, he knew he needed a winner.  He turned to Chip for a campaign manager.

In a state President Obama swept by 25 percent in 2012, Rauner became the first candidate to defeat the governor of a president’s home state since 1892, ousting incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.

Making his success even more remarkable, Rauner was outspent during the final three months of his campaign in one of the top five most expensive non-presidential races in American history.

March
09 - 10
High-Dollar Fundraising School

Location: Arlington, VA

09
Online Fundraising Workshop

Location: Arlington, VA

10
Television Workshop, On-Camera

Location: Arlington, VA

11 - 12
Direct Mail School

Location: Arlington, VA

14 - 15
Youth Leadership School

Location: Cincinnati, OH

14 - 15
Youth Leadership School

Location: Arlington, VA

18
Video Activism

Location: Online

19
Conservative Activist Workshop

Location: New York, NY

20
Debate Workshop

Location: Arlington, VA

21 - 22
Youth Leadership School

Location: Los Angeles, CA

21 - 22
Youth Leadership School

Location: Kansas City, KS

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