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
Campaign Skills Seminars
Miami-Dade County Ethics Commissoin
FL Nonpartisan The Miami-Dade County Ethics Commission provides training sessions for declared candidates or those working on campaigns, addressing the Ethical...
Democratic Women's Club of Florida, Inc. FL Dem The Democratic Womens Club of Florida, Inc. (DWCF) was formed to bring together all Democratic Womens Clubs in Florida to provide a forum for...
Emerge Tampa Bay
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
FL Nonpartisan

Emerge Tampa Bay  is a leadership program of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce designed for emerging leaders ages 21 to 35.  The program...

Florida Federation of Republican Women FL Rep

The Florida Federation of Republican Women (FFRW) is a chapter of the National Federation of Republican Women, committed to political education...

Florida NOW
National Organization for Women
FL Nonpartisan Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is multi-issue, multi-strategy organization that takes a holistic approach to women's...
Florida Women's Legislative Caucus FL Nonpartisan The Florida Women's Legislative Caucus is a formal, bipartisan, bicameral caucus of women legislators.
Florida Women's Political Caucus
National Women's Political Caucus
FL Nonpartisan

The Florida Women's Political Caucus, a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus, recruits, trains and supports women candidates for...

Florida Women's Political Caucus PAC
National Women's Political Caucus
FL Nonpartisan

The Florida Women's Political Caucus PAC supports women candidates for elected and appointed office. 

Florida Women's Political Network FL Rep The Florida Women's Political Network is an affiliate of the National Republican Women's Network that works to educate women on local, state and...
Leadership Florida FL Nonpartisan Founded in 1982, Leadership Florida is a non-partisan organization addressing statewide topics of concern and encouraging interaction among the...
Leadership Jacksonville FL Nonpartisan Leadership Jacksonville is a year-long program that explores the dynamics of an urban society, analyzes major areas of community concern, facilitates...
Leadership Miami
Miami Chamber of Commerce
FL Nonpartisan

Leadership Miami is an annual program sponsored by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and several of Miami-Dade County's premier companies,...

Leadership St. Pete
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
FL Nonpartisan

Leadership St. Pete (LSP) is a six-month experience designed to promote and enhance community leadership through an in-depth introduction to...

Leadership Tallahassee
Leadership Institute
FL Nonpartisan Established in 1983, Leadership Tallahassee is a year-long educational program for adults designed to educate and engage community leaders. Twenty-...
Leadership Tampa
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
FL Nonpartisan Leadershipi Tampa is a nine-month program developing participants community awareness and leadership skills. Fifty to 60 class members are chosen...
Maggie's List FL Rep Maggies List is a Federal Political Action Committee created to increase the number of elected women committed to promoting the values of fiscal...
New Leaders Council Miami FL Nonpartisan New Leaders Council (NLC) was formed in 2005 to train and support the next generation of progressive political entrepreneursyoung professionals in...
NWPC Florida FL Nonpartisan

NWPCFL is a grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's political participation by increasing the number of pro-choice women in...

Ruth's List FL Dem

Ruth's List Florida is dedicated to building a progressive Florida by recruiting, supporting, and electing pro-choice, Democratic women to public...

Ruth's List FL Dem

Ruth's List Florida is dedicated to building a progressive Florida by recruiting, supporting, and electing pro-choice, Democratic women to public...

The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida
The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida
FL Nonpartisan

The Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida is a non-partisan organization incorporated in the State of Florida and serving women in...

The Tillie Fowler Series FL Rep The Tillie Fowler Series is an expansion program of the Richard C. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, founded in 1989 to encourage, mentor...