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Tyler and Michelle Pyle Youth Leadership School

On Saturday July 24, 2021

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.

Details

Starts Saturday, July 24

Sat 24:   8:30 AM  - 11:59 PM EDT
Sun 25:   8:30 AM  - 7:00 PM EDT

Location

Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlingon VA, 20164

Cost

$100.00

Manager

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Carly Tomaine

Contact Carly with your questions.

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

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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Celtin Clardie

Celtin Clardie

Celtin Clardie is the Leadership Institute's Regional Field Coordinator for the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Missouri where he manages a network of over 100 student groups. In this role he travels across the...

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Peggy Grande

Peggy Grande

Speaker

Peggy Grande

Peggy Grande was Executive Assistant to President Ronald Reagan from 1989 – 1999 after he left the White House and is Author of the book "The President W...

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Juan Howard

Juan Howard

Juan Howard is the NOVA Youth Coordinator for the Glenn Youngkin campaign. In this role, he recruits and manages interns from college campuses across northern Virginia.

During the fall of 2020, Juan served as the De...

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Matthew Hurtt

Matthew Hurtt

Fundraising & Messaging Strategist

Matthew Hurtt is an internationally-recognized fundraiser, organizer, writer, and public speaker.

For nearly six years, Hurtt worked at Americans for Prosperity & AFP Foundation, where he organized activists acr...

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Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

Youth Leadership School Director, Leadership Institute

Lee Jackson oversees the surrogate program for the Glenn Youngkin for Governor Campaign in Virginia. Previously, he served as the Director of the Youth Leadership School at Leadership Institute. Prior to serving at LI, he ...

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Alexandra Knowles

Alexandra Knowles

Director of Youth Engagement, Republican National Committee

Alexandra Knowles is the Director of Youth Engagement at the Republican National Committee. In this role, she manages all field operations partnering with youth activists and organizations. Her goal is to identify, train, ...

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Stephen Rowe

Stephen Rowe

Director of Digital Training, Leadership Institute

Stephen Rowe is the Director of Digital Training at Leadership Institute where he's trained 15,000+ activists, students, and leaders on digital and political technology.

Stephen has been listed on multiple 30 under ...

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Alexa Schwerha

Alexa Schwerha

Alexa Schwerha is the Regional Field Coordinator at Leadership Institute for Texas and New Mexico. There, she works with students to advance the conservative movement on campus by organizing speaker events, promoting conse...

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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:

Jul. 24, 2021 Arlington , VA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 18, 2021 Boston , MA (This is a 2-day school)
Sep. 25, 2021  , CA (This is a 2-day school)
Oct. 16, 2021 Miami , FL (This is a 2-day school)
Dec. 11, 2021 New Orleans , LA (This is a 2-day school)
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