2015 Young Women's Political and Civic Leadership Program
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The 2015 Young Women's Political and Civic Leadership Program was held for high school women from California who have exemplified leadership and who have an interest in politics. Participants had the opportunity to hear young politicos, elected officials, and community leaders speak about the importance of having more women involved in politics, government and public affairs. The conference emphasized hands-on training and will covered topics such as: why we need more young women in political office, crafting your elevator speech, networking, and how to get involved now.
Fundraising For Elections:
The Problem with Money in Politics
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
As elections for public office become more competitive and expensive, fundraising becomes more significant as candidates seek to finance their campaigns. Students joined former State Senator Mark Wyland (R, AD 38) and former Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D, AD 44) for a roundtable discussion regarding campaign fundraising.