Leadership Resources Intro

Use this map, made possible with support from the Hunt Alternatives Fund, to locate state-based and national resources for women interested in elected or appointed office or work on political campaigns. Click on a state to find leadership development and campaign training programs, political action committees, and organizations and programs committed to supporting and encouraging women in politics.

Need more ideas on how to get involved? Check out the Women's Definitive Guide to Getting Political by CAWP associate director Jean Sinzdak.

If you know of other organizations to add to our list or have updates to our information, please contact Chelsea Hill.

Program Name State Party Program Description
Campaign Training
New Mexico Democratic Party
NM Dem

The New Mexico Democratic Party runs both comprehensive and single-focus trainings throughout the year. Trainings, which cover topics like vote...

Democratic Women of New Mexico NM Dem The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide, the...
Emerge New Mexico
Emerge America
NM Dem Emerge New Mexico is a political leadership training program for Democratic women, part of the Emerge America network. The Emerge mission is to...
Leadership Albuquerque
Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce
NM Nonpartisan Leadership Albuquerque is an eight-month program meant to enhance the skills and enrich the understanding of current as well as aspiring volunteer...
Leadership New Mexico NM Nonpartisan Leadership New Mexico encourages program graduates to assume leadership roles on community and statewide issues and develop networks for effective...
New Mexico Federation of Republican Women NM Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
New Mexico NOW
National Organization for Women
NM Nonpartisan

Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to...

Ready to Run® New Mexico
University of New Mexico
Ready to Run® New Mexico/Texas Borderlands
The Women's Intercultural Center
TX, NM Nonpartisan

Ready to Run® New Mexico/Texas Borderlands provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government positions. The day-...