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 Trainings
Vermont Republican Party
VT Rep

The Vermont Republican Party holds campaign trainings for candidates filed with the Republican Party during election years. Individuals...

Emerge Vermont VT Dem

Emerge Vermont is a political leadership training program for Democratic women. The Emerge mission is to identify, educate, and inspire Democratic...

NEW Leadership™ New England
Jeanne D. Smith Center for the Study of American Democracy and Citizenship at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics
NH, CT, ME, MA, RI, VT Nonpartisan

NEW Leadership™ New England is a leadership training program designed to educate and empower college women to give them the skills to be part of...

Snelling Center Vermont Leadership Institute
Snelling Center for Government
VT Nonpartisan Created by the Snelling Center for Government in 1995, the Vermont Leadership Institute (VLI) is a leadership development program designed to engage...
Vermont NOW
National Organization for Women
VT 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...