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New Leaders Council chapters host numerous events throughout the year, each uniquely tailored to appeal to our fellows, alumni and potential new members of the NLC family.

Find an upcoming chapter event in your area, and find out more about NLC Institutes, Alumni Engagement and other national NLC events, on our calendar.

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $25.00 USD
Nectar's Restaurant in Burlington, VT

Leaders & Libations: A New Leaders Council VT Launch Party


Leaders & Libations:
A New Leaders Council VT Launch Party

Are you an emerging progressive leader interested in growing your professional skills and personal network to better impact your community or the issues you care about? Join the New Leaders Council VT (NLC VT) Board, friends, supporters, and local leaders for the official launch of the New Leaders Council VT chapter!

NLC VT is a non-profit (501c3), non-partisan training organization, dedicated to recruiting, training and promoting the next generation of emerging progressive leaders. Annually, 15-20 civic, social, and political entrepreneurs will be selected to participate in a free 6-month training intensive to develop and strengthen core leadership traits, network with other next-gen changemakers, and gain additional skills to impact their individual and collective work.

If you’re interested in learning more about NLC VT, applying to be a member of our 2019 inaugural class, or supporting our work, join us on June 26th at Nectar’s for our Leaders & Libations Launch Party.

Join us for live entertainment, exciting speakers (to be announced shortly) and libations of course!

Email with questions.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM through July 23, 2018

2018 NLC Convention in Houston

Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22, 2018

Gather with millennial, political and thought leaders from across the country to network with next generation leaders and gain knowledge and skills to enact progressive change in our communities. For more than a decade, hundreds of NLC community members and partners have collectively shared their experiences, ideas and inspiration to set a vision for the Future of Millennial America at the NLC National Convention.

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Early-bird registration is open!

Join us at the NLC National Convention 2018 for policy and position panels on issues that affect millennials and the entire progressive community.

Past panel discussions have included:

  • Transforming America: The Energy Revolution
  • Economic Security for Millennials
  • Faith and Progress
  • The State of Inequality in the K-12 Educational System
  • The Next Generation Workforce
  • All Politics Is Local: NLC Mayor’s Panel
  • Bridging the Rural/Urban Divide
  • Social Movements and Progress

NLC National Convention 2018 attendees will acquire the skills to become changemakers in their communities.

Past training sessions have included:

  • Challenging Oppressive Moments
  • Know Your Rights: Civil Disobedience
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • Facilitating Engaging and Inclusive Conversations
  • Campaign Crash Course
  • #SquadGoals: Women in Elected Office
  • The Art of Risk Taking
  • Building NLC Leaders: Chapter Director, Curriculum Chairs, Finance Chairs, etc trainings and preparation for the year ahead

The NLC National Convention provides progressive community members with the space to be inspired and the space to inspire others.

Past keynotes and Spark! Talks have included:

  • Valarie Jarrett, Former White House Senior Advisor
  • U.S. Senator Bob Casey, PA
  • U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, IL
  • U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, OR
  • Congressman Ben Ray Lujan, New Mexico
  • Cook County Illinois State’s Attorney Kim Foxx
  • Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen
  • DNC Vice Chair and Assemblyman Michael Blake, D-NY
  • NLC Spark! Talk: She Must Lead, You Should Support Her
  • NLC Spark! Talk: Winning Back Trump’s America
  • NLC Spark! Talk: Investing in Our Future: Supporting Undocumented and DACA students

Check Out the Agenda at a Glance. 

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