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What a great opportunity for our girls!
Let's start them young. This program also builds self-esteem....they do
not need to be interested in politics to be chosen to attend!
COST: The program is entirely FREE of charge, and travel scholarships
are available to sophomores, juniors and seniors!
Running Start is accepting applications for their 2009 Young Woman's
Political Leadership Retreat. Please share with teachers and
encourage any high school girls you know to apply!!!
WHAT: Running Start encourages high school girls from across the
country to channel their leadership into politics. Participants will
meet extraordinary women leaders of diverse backgrounds and learn the
importance of having more women in political leadership and running
for office. EVEN if the girls are not interested in politics, this is
a great program way for them to build self-esteem, practice public
speaking and learn to collaborate with other young women.
WHO: Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school
WHERE: American University, Washington D.C.
WHEN: July 15-19, 2009 (no applications will be accepted after February 16, 2009)
COST: The program is entirely FREE of charge, and travel scholarships are available.
APPLY ONLINE:Political Leadership Program - Running Start