News Archive: 2010

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from LI

The Leadership Institute wishes students, faculty, donors, and friends a merry Christmas and a happy holiday season.

Because of you, the Institute trained 9,645 conservatives in 2009, and has trained more than 91,574 conservative students since 1979.

LI Brings Training to Conservative College Students in Mexico City

This past weekend LI took its Youth Leadership School to Mexico City to train 55 college students at their request.
Full group in Mexico City


LI President Defines Criterion For Being A Conservative

With the recent elections behind us, how should conservatives move forward? Who should lead this movement? LI President Morton Blackwell answers these questions in his recent blog post.

Seventy-One Individuals from 20 States Attend Week-Long Campaign Manager School

Last week 71 individuals from 20 states and two countries joined us in our Arlington training facility for a week-long school on campaign management.

LI Trains a Newly Elected Nevada County Board of School Trustee

The Leadership Institute trained Erin Cranor who was just elected as a Clark County Board of School Trustee in Nevada.

Sixty-Two Student Leaders from 10 States Learn Effective Activism

This past weekend the Leadership Institute trained 62 young conservatives in political technology at LI’s Youth Leadership Schools in Flagstaff, Arizona and in Arlington, Virginia.

Sound Money and America’s Global Economic Leadership

Today at the Capitol two conservative organizations sponsored a panel discussion on sound money and America’s global economic leadership.

Washington Monument: America’s Centerpiece Completed 126 Years Ago Today

On December 6, 1884 the construction of the Washington Monument in the District of Columbia was completed. It’s claim to fame runs much deeper than just being the tallest structure in the nation’s capitol.

Did you miss it?

 If you weren't able to join the 140 attendees at the Leadership Institute's Capitol Hill Staff Training School, don't worry.  It was a huge success, and LI staff have decided to hold another on February 2-3, 2011.  So if you missed Steve Sutton's wildly popular lecture on negotiating a higher salary or Meghann Olshefski's fantastic resume and cover letter lecture, you still have a chance.  Register today to secure your spot at this invaluable training and be sure to bring copies of your resume for a free resume audit.  And dress as if the school is an interview..often times it turns out to be just that. Some students have even been hired directly from this training, so come prepared. You won't want to miss it again!

Capitol Hill Jobseekers Ready for Employment

The Leadership Institute hosted 147 people on Tuesday and Wednesday nights for Capitol Hill Staff Training School. Read on for a student’s reflection and for information on an upcoming school geared for those looking to work on the Hill.

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