IOPL starts Collegiate Political Leadership Program

The Institute of Political Leadership and N.C. Center for Voter Education today announced the creation of the Collegiate Political Leadership Program (CPLP), designed to empower North Carolina’s future political and community leaders.

The Collegiate Political Leadership Program
will bring undergraduate students of diverse backgrounds from across the state to the campus of William Peace University in Raleigh for a rigorous program from May 19-24. The leadership program is open to any student currently enrolled in a North Carolina college, university or community college. The application process opened today and students can apply online at by March 15 for consideration in the program.

“We’re extremely excited to build on the success of our IOPL Fellows program by translating that real world preparation to college students,” said Michael Pearlmutter, Executive Director of the Institute of Political Leadership. “This program will provide a great opportunity for students with an interest in public service and community leadership to begin to develop the skills and tools necessary to be successful...”

(from an email today from IOPL)

Students can apply for the Collegiate Political Leadership Program at More information is available online at and