Three ACYPL delegates, two men and a woman, sit under a colorful canopy as they hear from the Prime Minister of Nepal.

Giving emerging leaders a global perspective

Connecting political & policy leaders through international exchange

Since 1966, the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) has run an array of international programs in partnership with the U.S. Department of State for emerging leaders in the U.S. and around the world.

By The Numbers


worldwide alumni


countries & territories worked in


current members of Congress in our alumni network


current statewide elected officials in our alumni network

Alum Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester smiles from the crowd as she watches a speaker during ACYPL's 2023 Honors Evening.

Notable Alumni

We're proud to have an alumni network including hundreds of elected officials at all levels of government.

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