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.

2015 L+A Labs are Starting Soon

Its that time of year again ! Liberty and Access For All is hosting its second annual L+A Labs. The L+A Labs are are professional development programs that take the form of networking events, annual speaker series, career info sessions and special training seminars. Taking place during lunch and after work, these Labs are open to all professionals, interns and students. They are designed to provide you with:
• Business skills
• Opportunity to network with leading politicos and leaders in the field of government, media and nonprofit
• Career guidance

Here are some of the topics that are coming to you this year !

• How Do You Get a Job in the Federal Government and Capitol Hill
• How to Get a Job on Presidential Campaign
• Using Technology for Good
• Communication and Leadership- How to tell your story effectively
• Giving Back to Your Community While Building a Career - AmeriCorps
• Women in Congress
• How to Manage Your Online Professional Rep
• How to Live on a Budget in Washington, DC
• How Build a Career in Foreign Service
• Shaping the Story in the Media - Diverse Voices
• Creating a Career in Public Interest Law

Young professionals find the secrets of leadership at the 2014 Liberty and Access Lab

Launched this summer, the 2014 Liberty and Access Lab is a professional development program with a series of lunchtime seminars for interns working on Capitol Hill. Participants learned how to seek and apply for government jobs, how to speak like a leader, and how to network in Washington.

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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 !