Welcome to the Political Leadership Entrepreneur Atlas

Uncover and share cutting-edge tools for cultivating effective political leaders.

About the Atlas

This Atlas offers a supportive and practical space to learn from non- and multi-partisan members of the global political leadership entrepreneur network (PLEN). It showcases organizations’ most up-to-date tools for driving change in politics. Use it to connect with organizations, gain insights from their resources, and scale your own initiatives.

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Note: Items without the PLE Network logo are from organizations that are not members.

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Standing Out: Transgender and Gender Variant Candidates and Elected Officials Around the World

Report
Case Study
PLEN Member
LGBTQIA+
Leadership

A research report exploring transgender politics with a focus on representation in formal institutions around the world.

Digital Self-defense and Self-Care by Glitch

Digital Library
Webinar
Interview
PLEN Member
Women
Technology
Social Media

A course by Glitch that tackles online abuse, digital tools and personal boundaries to increase individuals’ safety, resilience and self-expression online.

Out for America Map

Data
Insights
Mapping
PLEN Member
LGBTQIA+
Leadership

The Out for America map highlights openly LGBTQ+ elected officials currently serving at every level of US government.

Arena Toolbox: Digital Tools

Toolkit
PLEN Member
Campaigns and Elections
Technology

An assessment of digital organizing tools from Arena and ACRONYM+, designed by organizers for organizers.

Candid conversations

Digital Library
Webinar
Interview
PLEN Member
Leadership
BIPOC
LGBTQIA+
Women
Campaigns and Elections

A video series featuring Australia’s diverse political field and inspirational stories of everyday people overcoming barriers to get elected.

Gender Balanced Appointments Toolkit

Toolkit
PLEN Member
Women

A toolkit for advocating gender-based appointments in the US with evidence-based strategies.

Pathways to Politics Knowledge Hub

Knowledge Hub
PLEN Member
Women
Youth
Participation

A knowledge hub of practical tools, info and inspiration for running for public office, including coverage from Pathway to Politics programs at six universities across Australia.

Compass Publications

Knowledge Hub
External
Innovation
Political Management

A source of innovative policies and ideas guiding society toward a better future.

Chikang Bayi

Podcast
PLEN Member
Women
Leadership

A podcast series by Angat Bayi and Feminist Media Lab bridging feminist theories with relatable experiences and challenging deeply ingrained beliefs through open dialogue.

Equitable distribution of resources - Toolkit

Toolkit
PLEN Member
Campaigns and Elections
Anti-corruption

Practical Spanish language guides for reporting electoral wrongdoing, filing policy complaints and addressing public resource allocation.

Blue Leadership Collective - Newsletter

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Leadership
Campaigns and Elections

Sign up for BLC’s newsletter for the latest on their efforts to support diverse campaign leaders and build democratic majorities.

Apathy is Boring Newsletter

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Youth
Leadership

Keep up with Apathy is Boring’s dynamic programs for young leaders looking to enter political and public office in Canada .

JoinPolitics Newsletter

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Leadership

Stay updated on JoinPolitics’ application process and talent pool via their German newsletter.

Virtual classes and Webinars (past)

Digital Library
Webinar
Interview
PLEN Member
Social Media
Leadership
Women
Campaigns and Elections

A series of webinars and online courses from IFL covering topics like cross-party collaboration, political communication and internet trolls.

Brand New Bundestag Newsletter (in German)

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Leadership

Gain access to Brand New Bundestag’s latest news and initiatives via their newsletter.

“Restoring Trust in a Fractured World"

Data
Insights
Mapping
External
Democracy

The 2022 annual publication by the Edelman Trust Institute which sets the stage for their 2023 launch of the Edelman Trust Barometer.

Civic Future Newsletter

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Participation
Youth
Leadership

Subscribe to Civic Future’s newsletter to keep up with their political engagement program for young talent and established professionals in UK public, private and social sectors.

Democracy starts with dialogue

Report
Case Study
PLEN Member
Training
Political Management
Political Parties and Bodies

A brochure describing NIMD’s background, vision and methodology for bringing political parties together for a more peaceful, just and inclusive political world.

EJS Center Newsletter

Newsletter
PLEN Member
Women
Leadership

Sign up for ESJ Center’s newsletter for their latest work on advancing women's representation in leadership roles across Africa.

Patchwork Foundation Annual Report 2021

Impact
PLEN Member
Leadership
Youth

A collection of annual reports from Patchwork Foundation summarizing five years of fantastic programs.

Handbook - Education for Politics

Toolkit
PLEN Member
Youth

An article published by NETRI that serves as a practical guide on the intersection of education, preparation and politics.

Hybrid Teaching Model and Outline

Toolkit
PLEN Member
Leadership
Training
Political Management

An outline of Proxima Geracao's Teaching model which features immersive weekends, weekly discussions and projects and policy challenges.

In conversation

Digital Library
Webinar
Interview
PLEN Member
Women
Leadership

The “In Conversation” series features stories from female Councillors, MPs and Senators and advocates for increased female representation in Australian parliament.

Taking action against racism

Toolkit
PLEN Member
BIPOC
Leadership

Stories from BIPOC in Canada and tools for engaging leaders and organizations to end racism.

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