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 Trainings
Wisconsin Republican Party
WI Rep

The Wisconsin Republican Party runs trainings every few months. Information and schedules for these day-long trainings are provided through the...

Democratic Leadership Institute
Democratic Party of Wisconsin
WI Dem

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin hosts an annual two-day Democratic Leadership Institute to provide tools and connections necessary to become...

Emerge Wisconsin
Emerge America
WI Dem Emerge Wisconsin is a political leadership training program for Democratic women, part of the Emerge America network. The Emerge mission is to...
Leadership Wisconsin WI Nonpartisan Established in 1983, Leadership Wisconsin develops state leaders in communities, businesses, and government. Forty-eight fellows are chosen to...
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...

Voices of Conservative Women
WI Rep

Trains and supports the next generation of women leaders at ALL levels of government who support fiscal responsibility, limited government and...

Wisconsin Federation of Republican Women WI Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
Wisconsin NOW
National Organization for Women
WI 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...