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Congressional leaders rally for future progressive leaders

Media Contact:
Matti Miranda


Congressional Leaders Rally for Future Progressive Leaders

Washington, DC, May 05, 2014 – More than 25 members of Congress, special guests and friends will join New Leaders Council Chairman and former Facebook Executive Chris Kelly at the sixth annual New Leaders Council (NLC) DC Fellows Fundraiser on May 19, 2014 at the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, DC. Special guests include Senator Chris Murphy, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Congressman Jared Polis and many more.

“For a decade, NLC has played a vital role in identifying the next generation of progressive leaders. Through NLC’s programs, future leaders gain strong leadership skills and mentorship”
–U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY)

NLC is the nation’s only nonprofit mid-career development organization dedicated to cultivating the next generation of progressive leadership – future trendsetters, elected officials, and civically-engaged business leaders who will shape the landscape of our country.  NLC works in partnership with numerous organizations including: the Center for American Progress, Truman National Security Project, Teach for America, The New Deal, Netroots Nation, Our Time, Louisiana Progress, Public Allies: Chicago, She Should Run, Young People For and the Roosevelt Institute.

The organization currently boasts 31 chapters, 1,800 alumni, and 600 fellows across the United States. Since launching in 2006, NLC has grown at a pace of five new chapters per year, with a vast network of young progressives from New York to Los Angeles, Baton Rouge to Madison, WI, Silicon Valley to Tampa Bay.

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Event Details:

What: New Leaders Council DC Fellows Fundraiser
Who:  Event will feature over 25 members of Congress, NLC Chairman and former Facebook Executive Chris Kelly, and special guests
When: Monday, May 19, 2014; VIP Reception 6-7 PM, General reception 7-9 PM
Where:   AFL-CIO
        815 16th Street NW
        Washington, DC 20006


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New Leaders Council is a 501 (c) (3) public charity dedicated to educating a new generation of leaders and to providing those leaders with the tools they need to succeed. NLC does not engage in political or legislative activities of any kind, does not support or oppose any candidate for public office, and serves only as an educational leadership training ground.