Founded in 1994, The Lincoln Series is committed to being the premier educational and preparatory training program. This elite program empowers Republican women in Illinois with the tools, knowledge and statewide network to become purposeful leaders in elected and appointed offices and party leadership. Members will enjoy many benefits, including a centralized effort dedicated to providing them the support they need as well as cultivating opportunities, sisterhood and inspiration for members' long-term involvement and professional growth.
Starting in 2018, The Lincoln Series is proud to provide the following two training programs:
This annual program will introduce you to the intricacies of each level of government and politics, while opening the door to possible public service career paths. Attend classes, and meet elected leaders in our state capital and our nation's capital in this six-month, one weekend per month program which starts in January of each year. Inquire now about our January 2019 program. Applications due by October. Ask now for an application, as only a limited number will be accepted into this elite public service leadership training program. Please click here for more information.
All are welcome to become a member of our statewide interactive network and become an integral part of supporting Republican women and our party in Illinois. Attend campaign trainings for candidates, operatives and volunteers, as well as lectures on key political topics and statewide and regional networking events. Receive newsletters about women leaders, campaign tips and stories promoting Republican women in Illinois. Registration is now available for our June 2018 campaign schools. Click here for more information.
The Lincoln Series is a 527 organization registered with the IRS. Contributions to the organization are not deductible for federal income tax purposes as charitable contributions. The Lincoln Series can raise unlimited funds from individuals, corporations or labor unions, and we are required to disclose these contributions and expenditures.