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National Youth Leadership School

On Saturday July 14, 2018

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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Details

Starts Saturday, July 14

Sat. 14 8:00 - 11:00 PM EST
Sun. 15 8:00 - 9:30 PM EST

Location:

Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map

Cost

$30.00

Manager

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David Blair

Contact David with your questions.

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

Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

Professionally, Morton Blackwell is the president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he founded in 1979.

His institute prepares conservatives for success in politics, government and t...

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David Blair

David Blair

Youth Leadership School Director

David Blair is currently the Director of the Youth Leadership School (YLS), nicknamed the "boot camp of politics", at the Leadership Institute. He travels the country training principled conservatives how to win ...

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Matt D'Alesio

Matt D'Alesio

Matt currently serves as the National Field Director for Young Americans for Liberty. During the 2016 Presidential election cycle, Matt was the Office Manager for Rand Paul's 2016 Presidential Campaign in Des Moines, Iowa....

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Ivy ElZaatari

Ivy ElZaatari

Ivy is the Executive Assistant to Senator Rand Paul and Director of Donor Relations for RandPac. Prior to this, Ivy was the Youth Leadership School Director at the Leadership Institute where she traveled the country every ...

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Nathan Fatal

Nathan Fatal

Regional Field Coordinator

Nathan is the Grassroots Program Coordinator at the Leadership Institute, where he provides Get Out the Vote, volunteer recruitment, and more training to elected officials and candidates. He was also the former Pacific Reg...

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Matthew Hurtt

Matthew Hurtt

Trainer, Americans For Prosperity GLA

Matthew Hurtt is a trainer for Americans for Prosperity Foundation's Grassroots Leadership Academy. In that capacity, he travels the country training conservative activists.

Previously, he served as a copywriter fo...

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Alexandra Knowles

Alexandra Knowles

Youth Leadership Coordinator

Alexandra Knowles is the Youth Leadership Coordinator at Leadership Institute. In this role, she travels across the country training conservative activists on how to run a mass-based youth effort for candidates and causes ...

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Kaleigh Long

Kaleigh Long

KaLeigh Long is the Executive Director of the Conservative Leadership Political Action Committee. In 2014, she served as US Congressman Rod Blum's Youth Coordinator and Coalition Organizer in the First District of Iowa. Up...

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Ronald Nehring

Ronald Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Ron Nehring, Director of International Training at The Leadership Institute, is a Republican strategist and communications expert who served as National Spokesman in the 2016 Presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz.

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Cabot Phillips

Cabot Phillips

Media Director, Campus Reform

Cabot Phillips is the Media Director for Leadership Institute's Campus Reform.

Prior to joining Campus Reform, he spent time working on numerous campaigns—most recently as the Digital Grassroots Director for M...

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Isaac Romberger

Isaac Romberger

Isaac Romberger is the Youth Leadership School Coordinator for the Leadership Institute.

Previously, Isaac was the Colorado field rep. for the Leadership Institute. He was helping conservative and libertarian groups...

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Ryan Shellooe

Ryan Shellooe

Ryan Shellooe was the Regional Field Coordinator for the Carolina's, Virginia, and D.C with Leadership Institute. Prior to working for LI, Ryan volunteered and worked on Dr. Ben Carson's Presidential Campaign.

After...

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Upcoming Dates:

Aug. 4, 2018 Baton Rouge , LA (This is a 2-day school)
Aug. 25, 2018 Searcy , AR (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 1, 2018 Orlando , FL (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 8, 2018 Lawrence , KS (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 15, 2018 Grand Rapids , MI (This is a 2-day school)