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
Arkansas Federation of Democratic Women AR Dem

The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide,...

Arkansas Federation of Republican Women AR Rep Founded in 1948 and affiliated with the NFRW in 1955, the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women has sponsored campaign management schools and...
Arkansas GOP Campaign Training
Arkansas Republican Party
AR Rep The Republican Party of Arkansas provides a number of campaign and grassroots training programs throughout the state and at different points of the...
Arkansas NOW
National Organization for Women
AR 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...

Campaign Management Training Seminar
Arkansas Farm Bureau
AR Nonpartisan

The Arkansas Farm Bureau offers a campaign management training titled "How to Win a Campaign" for candidates for public office, their spouses and...

Campaign Trainings
American Majority
AR Nonpartisan

Founded in 2008, American Majority is a national non-profit, nonpartisan training institute with national headquarters in Purcellville, VA and...

Leadership Arkansas
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Associated Industries of Arkansas
AR Nonpartisan

Created by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas, Inc., Leadership Arkansas identifies and trains...

Training for Republican Women
Arkansas Republican Party
AR Rep Beyond general campaign trainings offered by the Arkansas Republican Party, the women members of the Party typically offer campaign trainings...
Women Lead Arkansas
Women Lead Arkansas, Inc
AR Nonpartisan

Women Lead Arkansas provides non-partisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The day-long program...