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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, April 17

Sat 17:   8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Sun 18:   8:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Las Vegas, NV 88901 Map


$100.00 $50.00 discount for early registration until 4/1/21 Your Cost: $50.00


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What graduates say

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

Grassroots Coordinator, Leadership Institute

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.

Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

Youth Leadership School Director, Leadership Institute

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.

Your faculty

David Blair

National Director of Youth for Trump, 2016

David Blair is the Executive Director of the Conservative Leadership PAC and President of the Blair Group LLC. As Executive Director of CLPAC he identifies talented, principled conservatives to deploy as youth coordinators...

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Adam Guillette

Vice President of Development, Project Veritas

Adam Guillette is currently the President of Accuracy in Media. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Development for Project Veritas. Project Veritas uses investigative journalism to expose waste, fraud, and corr...

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Lee Jackson

Youth Leadership School Director, Leadership Institute

Lee Jackson is the Director of the Leadership Institute's flagship training program, the Youth Leadership School. Prior to serving at LI, he was the campaign manager for Pat Herrity's winning 2019 Fairfax County Supervisor...

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Ron 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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Carly Tomaine

Coordinator, Youth Leadership Schools

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

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Upcoming Dates:

Mar. 20, 2021 Pensacola , FL (This is a 2-day school)
Mar. 29, 2021 Arlington , VA (This is a 11-day school)
Apr. 17, 2021 Las Vegas , NV (This is a 2-day school)
Jul. 17, 2021 Arlington , VA (This is a 2-day school)