Our democracy needs you. We’re here to help you own your potential and fully appreciate the leader you already are.

Our training programs are designed to emphasize the assets that immigrants bring to the political process—their lived experiences, their community connections, and their commitment to American democracy.

Whether you are just exploring how you want to make your voice heard, are ready to work as a campaign manager, or are ready to run for office, we have a training for you! Learn more about our signature trainings and fellowship opportunities to find which one is right for you. No matter what program you choose, you’ll have access to our amazing network of New American and BIPOC leaders, coaching opportunities with NAL staff, exclusive access to ongoing trainings and much more! 

Have questions? Not sure which training is right for you? Let us know! We’re here for you and are happy to help you find the next step in your leadership journey.

Our Programs

Ready to Lead®

Our signature training program, specifically designed by immigrants for immigrants, shows trainees how to message, target, fundraise, embrace one’s heritage and become a successful candidate.

New American Fellows

NAL selects promising New Americans with a high potential to run for office within two years for the New American Fellows program. Fellows participate in our advanced training program, Ready To Win.

Ready to Win®

Ready to Win is a unique two-track training for New American Fellows and colleagues who may serve as their campaign staff. Participants gain advanced campaign skills and complete an intense campaign simulation.

Elected Officials Network

NAL is proud to support trailblazing candidates once they win and as they prepare for and hold public office. Our Elected Officials Network provides New American elected officials with the support, networking, training and resource opportunities needed to lead and serve all of our communities.

Are you close to announcing your campaign? Already running? Want to join a network of New Americans who are navigating campaign life? Check out our 501(c)(4) affiliate, New American Leaders Action Fund!