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Youth Leadership School

On Saturday September 8, 2012

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 8

Starts  Saturday, September 8, 8:30 AM through Sunday, September 9

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What graduates say

Drew Dillingham

Drew Dillingham

Stony Brook University, Class of 2012

 I learned more practical information in the last two days than I learned in all of my college courses combined.

Joshua Goode

Joshua Goode

University of Tennessee, Class of 2013

The LI training I received was so detailed and effective, I truthfully believe I now know more about politics, campaigns, and how to lead and win and learned more in two days than I did over the course of my collegiate career.

Taylor Williams

Taylor Williams

University of Idaho, Class of 2012

 The YLS is jam packed with hands-on, practical lessons that can be implemented immediately.

Jordan Guinn

Jordan Guinn

Utah Valley University, Class of 2014

 A political boot camp that will expand your knowledge beyond anything you could imagine.

Your faculty

Michael Armstrong

Michael Armstrong

Mike Armstrong is the National Field Director for Campus Programs at the Leadership Institute. He oversees a team of 35 staff providing tactical resources, support, and training to conservative college activists and organi...

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Craig Dixon

Craig Dixon

Great Plains

Craig is a veteran member of the Leadership Institute's field program where he served as a Regional Field Coordinator for three years. He now oversees operations of L.I. Studios.

Craig is also an active political co...

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Matt Kneece

Matt Kneece

Youth Leadership School Director, The Leadership Institute

Matt Kneece is currently the Youth Leadership School Director at the Leadership Institute. He is responsible for identifying, recruiting and training students at the Leadership Institute's flagship school, the Youth Leader...

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Upcoming Dates:

Dec. 2, 2017 Arlington , VA
This is a 2-day school Dec. 2, 2017 Urbana-Champaign , IL
This is a 2-day school Feb. 3, 2018 Tuscaloosa , AL
This is a 2-day school Feb. 9, 2018 Salt Lake City , UT
This is a 2-day school Feb. 17, 2018 Highland Heights , KY
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