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
Madam for America PAC ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IN, MI, OH, IL Nonpartisan

Madam for America PAC a nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to helping to identify, recruit, train, elect, andappoint Black women at...

NEW Leadership™ Northern Lights
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
ND, MN, SD Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ Northern Lights is a five-day residential program designed to provide leadership training, inspiration, and support for college...

Ready To Run® South Dakota
Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI)
South Dakota Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc. (SDARL) SD Nonpartisan South Dakota Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc., (SDARL), is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to identifying and developing...
South Dakota Federation of Republican Women SD Rep

Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and...

South Dakota NOW
National Organization for Women
SD 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...