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 full
Alabama Association of University Women (AAUW) AL Nonpartisan The AAUW of Alabama advances equity for women and girls throughadvocacy, education, and research. AAUW of Alabama has local chapters throughout the...
Alabama Federation of Democratic Women AL Dem

The Alabama Federation of Democratic Women unites Alabama women to advance the Democratic ideals of opportunity for all, responsibility from all...

Alabama Federation of Democratic Women AL Dem

The Alabama Federation of Democratic Women unites Alabama women to advance the Democratic ideals of opportunity for all, responsibility from all...

Alabama Federation of Republican Women AL Rep The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) seeks to positively affect our nation and strengthen the Republican Party through recruiting,...
Albama NOW
National Organization for Women
AL Nonpartisan Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women's...
Leadership Alabama AL Nonpartisan Founded in 1990, Leadership Alabama is a statewide nonprofit organization that each year brings together a class of 50-60 participants for four two-...
Leadership Birmingham AL Nonpartisan Leadership Birmingham is a nine-month leadership development program that educates participants on issues important to the region while preparing...
Leadership Montgomery
Leadership Institute
AL Nonpartisan Leadership Montgomery is an issues and skills-oriented leadership development program designed to inform, motivate and increase the awareness of...
Ready to Run® Alabama
AAUW of Alabama
AL Nonpartisan

Ready to Run® Alabama provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program...