Capitol Leadership Academy transforms young minorities into civil and political leaders that can reflect the diversity in our nation today. You will emerge with extraordinary insights in the world of politics from all aspects including campaigning, grassroots mobilization, civic-engage­ment, and lobbying skills.

CLA Students with Congressman John Conyers

CLA Students with Congressman John Conyers

Interactive workshops and mock sessions put into action the skills that you learn to cultivate political sophistication and intellectual rigor to develop and transform the caliber of your civil and political leadership abilities. Return to your communities empowered to lead and engage in the political process.

HOW CAN THE CLA EXPERIENCE HELP YOUR FUTURE
· Earn the Certificate of Completion after completing the Capitol Leadership Academy
· Employ the CLA Experience to your resume and applications for colleges and careers in politics
· Apply the CLA experience to scholarships and internship opportunities to put you ahead of the pack
· Jump start on your career in politics and government
· Implement the CLA training to your own grassroots organizing & social media activism agendas
· Network with Policy Makers and Elected officials
· Many skills that you acquire can transfer to other aspects of your life or other goals
o Public Speaking and Debating
o Leadership Skills
o Community Organizing
o Networking and coalition building
o Messaging and communication skills