Reason number one to be excited about NLC Convention this year? The 19 NLC Spark! Talks that will be part of the weekend.
It’s been an incredible few months for the New Leaders Council community! Nearly 20 NLC alumni have celebrated primary or special election victories -- a 75% win rate -- with almost a dozen advancing to this November's general election. NLC alumni have taken policy to the next level, introducing two ongoing series in The New Leader on student loan and criminal justice reform. And, the NLC Institute will soon graduate nearly 900 new NLC Fellows from our training program.
More than fifty years ago, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act (EPA) into law, making it illegal for employers to pay unequal wages to men and women who perform substantially equal work. At the time of the EPA’s passage, in 1963, women were paid merely 59 cents to every dollar paid to men.