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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.


Starts Saturday, May 21

Sat 21:   8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Sun 22:   8:30 AM - 7:00 PM


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Carly Tomaine

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What graduates say

Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

Political Strategist

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.

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

First Amendment Journalist

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

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.

Your faculty

Leya Ladzinski

Leya Ladzinski

Leya works as the Youth Leadership Coordinator for Leadership Institute. In this role, she travels the country training young people in the specifics on how to run a youth campaign.

Leya started her political journ...

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Carly Tomaine

Carly Tomaine

Director, Youth Leadership Schools

Carly Tomaine is the Director of Youth Leadership Schools at Leadership Institute. In this position, she travels across the country to train conservative activists on how to effectively run a youth campaign for candidates ...

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Upcoming Dates:

Feb. 19, 2022 Charleston , SC (This is a 2-day school)
Mar. 26, 2022 San Diego , CA (This is a 2-day school)
Apr. 2, 2022 Austin , TX (This is a 2-day school)
Apr. 23, 2022 Nashville , TN (This is a 2-day school)
May. 21, 2022 West Palm Beach , FL (This is a 2-day school)