The New Leader Weekly Briefing

The New Leader Weekly Briefing

In this week's #TNL update: Supreme Court Hears Major Challenge to Public Sector Unions, The Uncanny Truth Undermining the American Dream, and more. 

Policy, News and Events for the NLC Community 

March 2, 2018

Featured in The New Leader:  







NLC Leaders in the News:

  • Carlon Howard (NLC Rhode Island '17) was selected to participate in the inaugural Executive Director Learning Circle Series in 2017 hosted by United Way of Rhode Island and BankNewport. Read the full story here.
  • Sarah Boal (NLC Pittsburgh '16) recently spoke with about Voluntourism, a trendy concept in which people spend part of their travel time doing charitable work. Read the full story here.


The New Leader Information Calls

Policy Reports

The Brookings Institution: The post-millennial movement against gun violence could solidify long-term Democratic support

Bipartisan Policy Center: The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health

Walton Family Foundation: At Washington Leadership Academy, Computer Science is the Great Leveler


NPR: News Brief: Trump Changes On Gun Policy, Opioids, USOC CEO Resigns

The Atlantic: Politics & Policy Daily: There's a New Tariff in Town

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