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The Family Leadership Summit will be available on Sirius XM Radio!


David Webb from the David Webb Show and Stephen Bannon from will be hosting this broadcast.


Dr. Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Speak at Summit

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Take a peek at this short clip of Alveda on FOX & Friends just last week commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights bill being signed in 1964.



Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to Speak at Summit

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Alliance Defending Freedom Joins as supporting Sponsor of Summit




FRC Action and Citizens United Join The FAMiLY LEADER as New National Partners



The FAMiLY LEADER is pleased to announce that our national partners in hosting the Summit are the Family Research Council Action, and Citizens United.

220px-Tony_Perkins_1Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council Action said, “It’s a genuine privilege to partner with The FAMiLY LEADER in Iowa to advance pro-family, pro-conservative, and pro-freedom conservative values through their Family Leadership Summit.  We value Iowa’s role in presidential politics and it’s an honor to join with Iowans for this most important Summit.”

David Bossie“It is a great honor to again partner with THE FAMiLY LEADER to bring this important summit to the grassroots of Iowa,” said David N. Bossie, president of Citizens United.  “The Family Leadership Summit is a must-attend annual event for both national and Iowa leaders to rally the conservative movement around our shared principles of pro-family values.  I am looking forward to working with Bob Vander Plaats to ensure this is another great event that Iowans can be proud of.”



 The 3rd Annual Family Leadership Summit 2014

Saturday, August 9th
Stephens Auditorium, Ames, IA
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

The Family Leadership Summit is designed to educate and mobilize the conservative base regarding worldview application and issues that impact the family.  The Summit will provide Iowans the opportunity to hear top conservative national leaders, gathered together in one place, cast their leadership vision.

Check out the recap video from last year’s Summit: