NLC Institute

NLC is the bench of talent for the progressive movement. Our alumni are leaders in business, politics, and media. NLC offers a variety of networking and professional development opportunities. 

The NLC Institute 

The NLC Institute is a five-month training in leadership development, fundraising, new media, communications, campaigns, policy, and much more. You’ll hear from high-quality faculty – experts in their elds. Because of NLC’s commitment to recruiting and training outside of traditional power structures, the NLC Institute is FREE for all Fellows.

We’re looking for entrepreneurial young professionals, typically 25-35, from diverse backgrounds and industries, with strong progressive values and leadership aptitude, who will apply NLC’s trainings in their careers and lives. 

NLC unites a coalition of leaders from business and nance, media, education, science and tech, politics and government, and the non-profit sector to form strong local progressive networks, create and shape policy, and improve our communities.



NLC Senior Digital Fellow Beth Becker leads a digital organizing training.