The New Leader Weekly Briefing

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! 

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Policy, News and Events for the NLC Community 

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:

NLC New York City: Celebrating Leadership in Gender Equity

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:

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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

Bipartisan Policy Center: Chain Migration and DACA: An Explainer

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