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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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Starts Saturday, February 23

Sat 23:   8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sun 24:   8:00 AM - 11:00 PM


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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

Editor, Red Alert Politics

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

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 across the state to achieve there activism goals and bring speakers to campus.

This past election cycle, Isaac served as the Pennsylvania Youth Coordinator for Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign.

In 2016, on the Art Halverson Campaign for PA's 9th district he worked two precincts managing mulitple projects and the get out to vote movement.

Isaac became politically active in college when he was member of the College Republicans and Vice President of the Political Science Student Leadership Committee.

He is a conservative because of his middle-class upbringing that embraced the values of hard work and dedication to family and community.

In addition to his political activity, Isaac enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, hiking, and throwing darts.

Upcoming Dates:

Feb. 23, 2019 Buffalo , NY (This is a 2-day school)
Feb. 23, 2019 Philadelphia , PA (This is a 2-day school)
Mar. 9, 2019 Arlington , VA (This is a 2-day school)
Mar. 23, 2019 Ann Arbor , MI (This is a 2-day school)
Mar. 23, 2019 Pittsburgh , PA (This is a 2-day school)