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
Bi-Partisan Coalition for Women's Appointments
Center for American Women and Politics
NJ Nonpartisan

The New Jersey Bipartisan Coalition for Women’s Appointments (BCWA) is a statewide, bipartisan group of prominent women and organizations convened...

Emerge NJ NJ Dem Emerge New Jersey is a political leadership training program for Democratic women. The Emerge mission is to identify, educate, and inspire Democratic...
Lead New Jersey NJ Nonpartisan Leadership New Jersey educates statewide professionals and leaders on issues most important to the state. Fifty professionals who are also civic...
Leadership Newark NJ Nonpartisan Leadership Newark is a 2-year fellowship program for qualified professionals committed to the Greater Newark community. The program provides a forum...
LUPE Fund Inc. NJ Nonpartisan

LUPE Fund Inc.'s mission is to educate, empower, and engage Latinas in order to promote leadership and civic engagement. LUPEPAC supports...

LUPE Fund Inc. NJ Nonpartisan

LUPE Fund Inc.'s mission is to educate, empower, and engage Latinas in order to promote leadership and civic engagement. LUPEPAC supports...

LUPE PAC
Lupe Fund Inc
NJ

Lupe PAC's mission is to increase Latinas participation in the political process in the State of New Jersey; increase the number of progressive...

New Jersey AFL-CIO Labor Candidates Program NJ Nonpartisan

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) directs the Labor Candidates Program to instruct union members about fund-...

New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women NJ Dem The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide, the...
New Jersey Federation of Republican Women NJ Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
New Jersey NOW
National Organization for Women
NJ 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...
New Jersey Women's Legislative Caucus NJ Nonpartisan The New Jersey Women's Legislative Caucus is a bipartisan, bicameral caucus that focuses on legislation to enhance the quality of life for women and...
New Jersey Women's Political Caucus
National Women's Political Caucus
NJ Nonpartisan

Founded in 1972, the New Jersey Women's Political Caucus, a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus, recruits and trains progressive...

New Leaders Council New Jersey NJ Nonpartisan New Leaders Council (NLC) was formed in 2005 to train and support the next generation of progressive political entrepreneursyoung professionals in...
NEW Leadership™ New Jersey
CAWP
NJ Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ New Jersey is a residential summer institute designed to empower about 35 college women each year to become involved in the...

PAM's List NJ Dem

Founded in 1993, PAM's List raises funds through a donor network to support pro-choice, viable, Democratic women candidates for the New Jersey...

Ready to Run® New Jersey
Center for American Women and Politics
NJ Nonpartisan

Ready to Run® New Jersey is a bi-partisan program for women who want to run for office, seek higher office, work on a campaign, get appointed to...

Women's Campaign Training
New Jersey Democratic State Committee
NJ Dem The New Jersey Democratic State Committee runs three one-day training sessions in different regions of the state every June on the nuts and bolts of...
Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey PAC NJ Nonpartisan

Founded in 1972, the Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey, a chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus, recruits and trains progressive...