Leadership Institute's Digital Download Collection is a training series that teaches digital technology being used to shape America's electoral system.

This course is a collection of recordings of the live Digital Download, a weekly training series held every Tuesday at 12:00PM EST. This series completes a "deep dive" into new digital technology and effective strategies for how to support your online activism and political efforts.

Become a digitally savvy activist and gain in-depth knowledge of a variety of key topics in the digital field. With a mix of speaker presentations and panels, you will learn from center-right digital professionals how to best optimize your digital footprint.

Thanks to the generous and dependable support of Leadership Institute’s donors, those who attend a live Digital Download training will receive access to the Digital Download Collection at no cost.

  • 100% Online

    Learn at your own pace, with lifetime access on mobile and desktop.

  • Expert Faculty

    Learn from former & current school board officials how to win a school board election.

  • Low-Cost Training

    Thanks to the generous and dependable support of Leadership Institute donors.

Course curriculum

    1. Instagram for Politics

    2. Twitter for Politics

    3. Snapchat for Politics

    4. Facebook for Politics

    5. Emerging Social Media Platforms

    6. Emerging Social Media Platforms Pt. 2

    7. Canva for Politics

    8. Social Media Scheduling and Posting Tools

    9. How to Engage More Gen Z Voters Online

    1. How to Make Memes

    2. Becoming a Youtube Creator

    3. Text Message Marketing

    4. How to Use Facebook Live

    5. LinkedIn Basics

    6. How to Connect with Gen Z Voters

    1. Google Workspace Basics

    2. Intro to Cyber Security

    3. Cyber Security with Google

    4. Microsoft Excel Basics

    5. Email List Growth Tactics

    6. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

    1. Conclusion and Thank You

    2. Course Completion Survey

About this course

  • $14.99
  • 23 lessons
  • 25.5 hours of video content
Earn a LI Graduate Certificate by Completing this Course

More than 250,000 Leadership Institute graduates work across the conservative movement in campaigns, journalism, think tanks, on Capitol Hill, and beyond. There's no better way to gain a competitive edge in politics.

But that's not all - by earning a LI graduation certificate, you'll gain:

  • Exclusive access to LI's private Alumni network
  • Priority status in LI's Employment Placement Services
  • Increased knowledge and expertise in political technology


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

"You owe it to your philosophy to study how to win."
- Morton C. Blackwell

The Leadership Institute's mission is to increase the number and effectiveness of conservative activists and leaders in the public policy process.

  • Founded in 1979 by its president, Morton C. Blackwell, the Leadership Institute (LI) teaches conservatives the nuts and bolts of succeeding in the public policy process.
  • LI offers more than 50 types of training schools, workshops, seminars, and a top-notch intern program.
  • The Institute also provides an Employment Placement Service to help place conservatives in public policy positions and in the broadcast media, at no cost to employers or job seekers.