Answering the Call Program Information

Where are Answering the Call Programs happening?

The Fall 2017 programs are happening in the following cities. We understand that accepted applicants will need to see logistical details before finalizing their enrollment; we will keep this page updated as details for each program are finalized.




Bentonville, AR

Mon, Oct. 23rd, 4:15-7:15pm

Mon, Oct. 30th, 5:30-7:30pm

Mon, Nov. 6th, 5:30-7:30pm

Mon, Nov. 13th, 5:30-7:30pm

Bentonville Public Library


Boston, MA

Boston Option #1 

Tues, Oct. 17th, 5:30-8:30pm

Tues, Oct 24th, 6-7:30pm

Tues, Oct. 31st, 6-7:30pm

Tues, Nov. 7th, 6-7:30pm

320 Huntington Ave (Hastings Wing of the YMCA, Rm 208), Boston MA 02115

Boston Option #2

Thurs, Oct 26th, 6-9pm

Thurs, Nov.2nd, 6-7:30pm

Thurs, Nov 9th, 6-7:30pm

Thurs, Nov 16th, 6-7:30pm

Location TBA


Charleston, SC

Wed, Oct. 18th, 6-9pm

Wed, Oct 25th, 6-7:30pm

Wed, Nov. 1st, 6-7:30pm

Wed, Nov 8th, 6-7:30pm

475 E Bay Street, Charleston, SC


Chicago, IL

Tues, Oct. 17th, 6-9pm

Tues, Oct. 24th, 6-7:30pm

Tues, Oct. 31st, 6-7:30pm

Tues, Nov. 14th, 6-7:30pm

Hostelling International in Downtown Chicago, 24 East Congress Parkway, 2nd Fl Conference Room


Denver, CO

Tue, Oct. 17th, 5-8pm MT

Wed, Nov. 1st, 7-8:30pm MT

Tue, Nov. 7th, 7-8:30pm MT

Tue, Nov. 14th, 7-8:30pm MT

EdExchange 1390 Lawrence St., Suite 200


Detroit, MI

Thurs, Oct. 19th 6-9pm

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 6:30-8:00pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 6:30-8:00pm

Thurs, Nov. 9th, 6:30-8:00pm

4750 Woodward, Detroit 48201


Los Angeles, CA

Fri, Oct. 13th, 5-8pm

Fri, Oct. 20th, 5-7pm

Fri, Oct. 27th, 5-7pm

Fri, Nov. 3rd, 5-7pm

With Love Market & Cafe Community Room, 1969 S. Vermont Ave


Memphis, TN

Thurs, Oct. 12th, 5:30-8:30pm

Thurs, Oct. 19th, 5:30-7pm

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 5:30-7pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 5:30-7pm

88 Marne Drive, Memphis TN 38111


Milwaukee, WI

Wed, Oct. 18th, 6-9pm

Wed, Oct. 25th, 6:30-8pm

Wed, Nov. 1st, 6:30-8pm

Wed, Nov. 8th, 6:30-8pm

City Year Milwaukee: 648 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203.


Nashville, TN

Mon, Oct. 23th, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Mon, Oct. 30th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Mon, Nov. 6th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Mon, Nov. 13th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Institute of Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University


New York, NY

 New York Option #1

Thurs, Oct. 19th, 6:30-9:30pm

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 6:30-8pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 6:30-8pm

Thurs, Nov. 9th, 6:30-8pm

1239 Broadway, 8th Floor Suite 817 


New York Option #2

Thurs, Oct. 19th, 7-10pm

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 7-8:30pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 7-8:30pm

Brooklyn Community Foundation Community Room

1000 Dean Street, Suite 307, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Thurs, Nov. 9th, 7-8:30pm

Brooklyn Central Library Info Commons Room 7, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 


Philadelphia, PA

Tues, Oct. 3rd, 6-9pm

Tues, Oct 10th, 6:30-8pm

Tues, Oct. 17th, 6:30-8pm

Tues, Oct 24th, 6:30-8pm

WeWork, 1900 Market Street Room 8I, Philadelphia


Phoenix, AZ

Sun, Oct. 8th, 3-6pm

Mon, Oct. 16th, 5:30-7pm

Mon, Oct. 23rd, 5:30-7pm

Mon, Nov. 6th, 5:30-7pm

Galvanize Phoenix, 515 E Grant Street


San Francisco, CA

Sun, Oct. 8th, 2-5pm

Mon, Oct. 23rd, 7-9pm

Mon, Oct. 30th, 7-9pm

Mon, Nov. 6th, 7-9pm

170 Hawthorne San Francisco, CA 94107


Washington D.C.

Option #1:

Tues, Oct. 10th, 6-9pm

Tues, Oct. 17th, 7-8:30pm

Tues, Oct. 24th, 7-8:30pm

Tues, Oct. 31st, 7-8:30pm

1620 L Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

Option #2:

Mon, Oct. 9th, 3-6pm

Mon, Oct. 23rd, 5-6:30pm

Wed, Oct. 25th, 5-6:30pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 5-6:30pm

Morrison and Foerster, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 6000, Washington, D.C. 20006-1888 

Option #3

Wed, Oct. 18th, 5-8pm

Wed, Oct. 25th, 6-7:30pm

Wed, Nov. 1st, 6-7:30pm

Wed, Nov. 8th, 6-7:30pm

City Year Washington D.C., 1875 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 41, Washington D.C 20009


We will be offering multiple Virtual program options.  Details will be posted as soon as they are available, and we will follow up with anyone who applies for the virtual program to confirm which program they want to select for enrollment.  

Virtual Option #1:

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7 - 10 EST

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 8 - 9:30 EST

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 8 - 9:30 EST

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 8 - 9:30 EST

Zoom Video Conference Call


Virtual Option #2:

Wed, Oct. 11th, 6-9pm EST

Wed, Oct. 18th, 7-8:30pm EST

Wed, Oct. 25th, 7-8:30pm EST

Mon, Oct. 30th, 7-8:30pm EST

Zoom Video Conference Call


Virtual Option #3 (Central Time Zone Option):

Thurs, Oct. 12th, 6-9pm CST

Thurs, Oct. 19th, 7-8:30pm CST

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 7-8:30pm CST

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 7-8:30pm CST

Zoom Video Conference Call 


Virtual Option #4 (Spanish Language)

Thurs, Oct. 12th, 7-10pm EST

Thurs, Oct. 19th, 8-9:30pm

Thurs, Oct. 26th, 8-9:30pm

Thurs, Nov. 2nd, 8-9:30pm

Zoom Video Conference Call


How do I apply to participate in an Answering the Call program?
To apply to participate, click here. The deadline for submitting an application is midnight on Friday, September 22nd. You will be notified of your acceptance on a rolling basis, within approximately a week of applying.   

What is this program all about?
Visit the Answering the Call FAQ page to learn more.  

I have more questions!  Who do I ask?
Feel free to contact Max Klau, Chief Program Officer at the New Politics Leadership Academy, at with any other questions.

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