Recapping the 2017 NLC Retreat

Recapping the 2017 NLC Retreat

The 2017 NLC National Leadership Retreat has come to a close, but our community is ready to lead. Our leadership teams had an exciting three days in The Steel City and this week are hitting the ground running in their communities to keep fighting for a progressive future. 

Check out these recaps from the 2017 NLC Retreat:

Na'ilah Amaru shares her powerful story with the #NLCRetreat


Watch Na'ilah Amaru's full keynote & call to action!

Michael Blake fires up the #NLCRetreat


Watch Michael’s full remarks here!

Senator Merkley talks about fighting for progressive values


Watch Sen. Merkley’s full remarks here!

Senator Casey highlights the need for young, progressive leaders


Watch Sen. Casey’s full remarks!

NLC President Mark Riddle delivers the State of NLC


Watch Mark’s full speech here!

Introducing the first Spark! Talks from #NLCRetreat!

Brandon Mack (NLC Houston) talks about supporting undocumented and DACA students


Hear from Michael Cooper’s (NLC North Carolina) talk on how to win back Trump’s America


Jaime-Alexis Fowler (NLC Boston & San Francisco) talks about her initiative to support and empower people at their work


Thank you to our special guests, presenters, panelists, Spark! Talkers, and the NLC volunteers who made the retreat a success.

Stay tuned for more NLC Spark! Talks from this year’s #NLCRetreat!

Check out more photos from Pittsburgh on NLC's Facebook Page!


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