The New Leader Weekly Briefing
In this week's briefing: NLC alumni recognized as rising stars, a TEDx talk from Omaha, action by NLC honorary co-chair Steve Benjamin, and more!
November 17, 2017
Highlights from the NLC Network
Elizabeth Adams (NLC NYC) discusses how to improve community civic participation through County Committee Reform. Watch the Gotham Talk here!
Max Markham (NLC NYC) talks about the importance of local elections and turnout. Watch the Gotham Talk here!
Yvonne Sosa (NLC Omaha) recognized as one of Omaha Jaycees Ten Outstanding Young Omahans. Read more here!
Mayor Steve Benjamin (NLC Honorary Co-Chair): A Time for Common Sense Action. Read Mayor Benjamin's message on banning "bump stocks" and "trigger cranks" here.
Curt Conrad, Jaren Love, Lindsay Powell, Matt Shorraw, & Megan Winters (NLC Pittsburgh) recognized in Who’s Next: Politics; 18 rising leaders shaping Pittsburgh’s tomorrow. Read more here!
Kim Roth Howe (NLC Omaha): Searching for Purple in Red and Blue Time via TEDxLincoln. Watch here!
NLC Women's Summit
- Join the NLC Women's Caucus for its first Women's Summit in New York! The Summit will focus on integrating the personal, professional, and the progressive to advance issues critical to women.
- December 2nd, 8:30 am - 5 pm
- Register here: newleaderscouncil.org/womenssummit2017
NLC New York City: Celebrating Leadership in Gender Equity
- November 30 at 6:30PM at NYC - Flight Deck
- Purchase your ticket: nyc.newleaderscouncil.org/fundraiser
Center for American Progress: What a Bad Tax Deal Means for Communities of Color
- November 29, 9:30 am - 10:45 am, Washington, DC
- Please join the Center for American Progress, Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, and an expert panel on the impact of current tax reform proposals within America’s communities of color.
- Register Here: https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2017/11/14/442746/bad-tax-reform-means-communities-color/?evlc=rsvp
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Policy & News
Center for American Progress: Not in a Million Years: The House’s Proposed Windfall for Donors
The Brookings Institution: Digitalization and the American workforce
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The New Leader Updates & Opportunities
- Want to be a New Leader Contributor? Please reach out to NLC Vice President of External Affairs & Strategic Partnerships Alise Roderer at firstname.lastname@example.org
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