Creating lasting leadership and professional development


The Professional Leaders Acadmey is a one-year professional development and training program. Candidates are trained to effectively advocate on behalf of their communities or take a leadership role in the public sector.

The Women’s Leadership Program is open to candidates attending the Emerging Leadership Academy program and Youth Leadership Academy.


The Women’s Leadership Program provides training in the unique challenges for women in political and public life. WLP is open to candidates attending Emerging Leaders and Youth Leadership Academies.

The Youth Leadership Academy is a 2-3 year program


The Youth Leadership Academy is a 2-3 year program. Students begin with a weeklong leadership academy training in Washington, D.C. Following the training, students will be placed in a paid internship position of their choice.

How You Can Afford to Live in DC While Pursuing Your Dream Job or Internship!

Are you here in DC but you work or intern for a nonprofit or Capitol Hill? Are you working for free or not earning enough money? With college tuition and debt very high it is not easy to pursue your dream career in DC. Financial literacy will help you become financially independent and alleviate stress around your financial situation while pursuing your dream jobs in DC.
Learn from financial experts how to afford to intern or work in DC without going into debt. This Liberty and Access Lab will teach you to:
• Understand financial and banking products and tools
• Be more prepared to pursue your financial goals
• Take control of your money
• Improve your saving skills
• Be more prepared for unforeseen situations
This luncheon and seminar is hosted by Liberty and Access partner, The Financial Services Round Table. It is a FREE event and widely attended. Lunch will be served. Seating is very limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis! Click here to register.
Financial Services Roundtable:
600 13th St NW #400,
Washington, DC 20005

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What you can do now

Our program is launching fully in 2014. We need your involvement and support! You can help by doing the following:

  • Get your organization to sign up to receive a young leader in your internship or fellowship program. Click here to sign up!
  • Help support our mission and work by giving to Liberty and Access for All. Click here for more information.
  • Support our goals by becoming a mentor.
  • Follow us via our social networking sites below.


Liberty and Access for All (L+A) is new nonpartisan nonprofit in Washington DC that is dedicated to training, mentoring  and developing  the  next generation of leaders from the traditionally underrepresented and communities of color.  Participants in our program may run for office, advocate on behalf of the communities, change the dialogue around issues they care about and make positive lasting impact in their own communities. 

Our Board of Directors are comprised of republicans and democrats who are committed to working together to empower , teach and connect participants in our program to leadership in  Washington DC . Together we believe that people from every political party, every  demographic,  should have a place at the table !