January 04, 2019

The 816 individuals that make up the 2019 New Leaders Council Fellows Class are entrepreneurs and elected officials, nonprofit leaders and activists, journalists and educators. They are dreamers, doers and changemakers.  

Meet the future of NLC today! 

Representative of the nation’s most diverse generation, the 2019 NLC Fellows class self-identifies as 60 percent non-white, 62 percent female, and 18 percent LGBTQIA*. Whether a nurse from Broward, a science teacher from New Jersey, a labor organizer from Kentucky, an environmental advocate from San Francisco, these individuals have one thing in common – they are the progressive future of our communities and our country! 

NLC community members are running for elected office, managing campaigns, working in government, running nonprofits, and starting small businesses; and it all began with the NLC Institute.  

Starting this week, in cities and states across the country, these leaders will meet to gain skills that solve the most critical challenges facing our country.  They will be joining our national network of nearly 8,000 NLC alumni. Help us in welcoming these civic, social and business entrepreneurs to the #NLCFamily! 

And come July, the NLC community of leaders and changemakers will converge in Des Moines, IA to build a bridge to 2020 and beyond.