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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, November 9

Sat 9:   8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Sun 10:   8:30 AM - 7:00 PM


Topeka, KS 66625 Map




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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

Hispanic Initiatives Coordinator, Republican National Committee

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

Political Director, Bruce Poliquin for Congress

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.

Daniel Weldon

Daniel Weldon

Youth Director, Keith Perry, FL State Senator

The YLS is a vital training for anyone in conservative politics. It helped me grow the movement on my campus and get a Youth Director position with a campaign.

Your faculty

Adam Guillette

Adam Guillette

Vice President of Development, Project Veritas

Adam Guillette is the Vice President of Development for Project Veritas. Project Veritas uses investigative journalism to expose waste, fraud, and corruption. Since 2004 Adam has served as a Distinguished Faculty member for the Leadership Institute. In this capacity, he has traveled around North America to help identify and train freedom-oriented activists.

In 2007 Americans for Prosperity selected Adam Guillette to launch their Florida chapter. Within a year the chapter gained over 150 media hits statewide while defeating over $370 million in tax increases. Guillette has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Times, National Review magazine and on the Fox News channel and C-SPAN. He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL with his wife Nikki.

Upcoming Dates:

Oct. 18, 2019 Salt Lake City , UT (This is a 2-day school)
Oct. 26, 2019 Denver , CO (This is a 2-day school)
Oct. 26, 2019 Seattle , WA (This is a 2-day school)
Nov. 2, 2019 Des Moines , IA (This is a 2-day school)
Nov. 2, 2019 Phoenix , AZ (This is a 2-day school)