On the weekend of April 25-26, our 2015 Fellows met for their fourth weekend of institute, entitled “Progressive Ecosystems.” They spent 2 days discussing leadership & management principles, our upcoming fundraiser, and hearing from community leader
Back in December 2012, my inbox included an acceptance to the 2013 class of NLC-SF. Since then, I’ve often returned to this email. It reminds me how far I’ve come and how integral NLC has been to my journey.
In January, we embarked on our Institute journey, where NLC trains and prepares a select number of young, progressive rock stars in the Bay Area to lead tomorrow’s progressive change.
By Tyra Fennell, Class of 2014. It was a proud moment for me and my co-Fellows to have raised the most money to date for the San Francisco NLC Chapter.
When it comes to vouching for a segment of the youth population many think is unreachable, Williams can talk the talk because he has walked the walk.
By Dannette Lambert, Class of 2013 & NLC-SF Board Member. Gentrification is the word of the day in Oakland. Everywhere you look people are asking, “Am I a gentrifier? Is it bad? Should I care?”
Where did BatKid learn all of his superhero crime-fighting skills? Circus Center, led by NLC San Francisco board member Barry Kendall, held an all day training session with young Miles.
In my capacity as NLC-SF’s mentorship chair, I don’t have as much fun as a vampire-maker on True Blood (too messy for my taste), but the professional links I facilitate are just as lasting and rewarding – probably more so.
If you’re a millennial progressive leader and a rising star, find out why you should apply to our Institute.
By: Van Jones & Matt Haney, NLC-SF Class of 2009. This article appeared on SFGate.com on August 28, 2013.
New Leaders Council (NLC) is a national organization training the future generation of progressive leaders. There are 25 chapters across the country that have trained over 1,400 leaders nationwide since their founding.
Institute is the nation’s premier leadership development training for the very best of the next generation of progressive leaders. NLC Fellows are trendsetters on the cutting-edge of social justice leadership.