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 School
Tennessee Republican Party
TN Rep The Tennessee Republican Party offers a two-day campaign school on a variety of issues for all candidates who have filed to run as Republicans in the...
Campaign Trainings
Tennessee Democratic Party
TN Dem

The Tennessee Democratic Party runs campaign trainings throughout the year. Open to any Tennessee Democrat, they cover a variety of topics and are...

Emerge Tennessee TN Dem

Program Description: Emerge Tennessee, founded in 2016, is the premier campaign-training program for Democratic women in the state. The Emerge...

Leadership Blount TN Nonpartisan Leadership Blount County is a community leadership enhancement and development program designed to provide a large number of well-trained, highly...
Leadership Memphis TN Nonpartisan The Leadership Memphis Executive Program is a nine-month program to inform, involve, and inspire community leaders toward greater participation in...
Leadership Nashville
Leadership Nashville Foundation
TN Nonpartisan The Leadership Nashville Foundation was founded in 1976 as an independent executive leadership program to give community leaders a three-dimensional...
Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women TN Dem The National Federation of Democratic Women (NFDW) supports the inclusion of womens voices in the Democratic Party. With 32 chapters nationwide, the...
Tennessee Federation of Republican Women TN Rep

Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and...

Tennessee NOW
National Organization for Women
TN 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...
Tennessee Women's Political Caucus
National Women's Political Caucus
TN Nonpartisan

Founded in 1974, the Tennessee Women's Political Caucus is an active voice for women and families in Tennessee, promoting full and equal...

Women for Tennessee's Future TN Dem

Women for Tennessee's Future (WTF) is a political action committee dedicated to mobilization, advocacy, and fundraising for the election of...

Women in Numbers PAC TN Nonpartisan