Partnerships

In addition to our own Campaign Academy, we often share opportunities with our members to participate in other organizations’ candidate training efforts, and sometimes co-sponsor and co-train with these partners as well. We encourage you to check out what they have to offer. 

Arena focuses on first-time candidates, and trains both candidates and campaign staff. 

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) works with both Asian candidates and elected officials.

Collective PAC works to increase Black representation at the state and national levels and has a Black Campaign School for training Black candidates.

Emily’s List focuses their training on Democratic self-identified women. 

Emerge America’s training is focused on Democratic women. 

Higher Heights for America provides training to Black women candidates. 

Latino Victory focuses on Latinx candidates in Arizona, Georgia and Nevada. 

LGBTQ Victory Institute focuses on training for openly LGBTQ candidates. 

Movement School provides campaign training skills to progressive candidates and activists.

The National Democratic Training Committeee (NDTC) trains both campaign staff and candidates in campaign skills. 

New American Leaders’ candidate training is for first and second generation immigrants interested in running for office. 

New Politics Academy focuses on candidate training for veterans and folks who have done national service.

Progressive Change Campaign Committee focuses their candidate training on progressive candidates.

re:power provides training to candidates, campaign staff and movement folks more broadly, with a focus on inclusive politics.

Run for Something is focused on young, diverse progressives running in down-ballot races.

VoteRunLead provides candidate training for women and offers many resources free online to anyone.

If there is an organization that should be listed here, let us know at leadershipdevelopment@lcv.org!