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SLLF Intro
OUR MISSION
To educate and inspire our nation’s current and future state legislative leaders to excellence, without regard for party, politics, or ideology.
SLLF Intro
OUR MISSION
To educate and inspire our nation’s current and future state legislative leaders to excellence, without regard for party, politics, or ideology.

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The State Legislative Leaders Foundation will hold it’s annual Board Meeting and Leadership Roundtable for members of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council from December 1-3 in Puerto Rico. We will review the events of 2023 and look ahead to all that we have planned for 2024 and learn about about Puerto Rican history and culture all while enjoying each other’s company.

Registration is by invitation only.

2024 Events

Past Events

News Room

Life After the Legislature

By Thom Little, Ph.D. It is hard to believe, but it has been a decade since SLLF began its series of programs at Presidential Libraries. The initial program, Lessons from the White House to the Statehouse was held at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and [...]

April 11th, 2024|

A Woman’s Place is in the House (and in the Senate)

By Thom Little, Ph.D. In honor of Women’s History Month, I wanted to recognize and honor the women trailblazers, past and present, in America’s state legislatures. While women were granted the right to vote nationally in 1920, they began serving in America’s state legislatures more than two decades [...]

March 7th, 2024|

Testimonials

Jan Jones

“I am a better legislator and a better person as a result of my involvement with SLLF.”

Jan Jones, House Speaker Pro Tempore, Georgia

“SLLF programs always make me think about and sincerely try to improve my own leadership skills and always exceed my expectations. My hope is that every legislator has the privilege of attending an SLLF summit!”

Steve Yeager, Speaker of the Assembly, Nevada
Roger Hanshaw

“SLLF programs are unique because of their leadership focus. Every conference talks policy but SLLF programs are tailored to what we as leaders face on a daily basis.”

Roger Hanshaw, Speaker of the House, West Virginia

“Attending an SLLF conference is always a learning experience. I always take something back home with me.”

Kimberly Lightford, Senate Majority Leader, Illinois
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