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Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on January 07, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Policy and Events for the NLC Community
January 6, 2016

NLC4 & Progressive Policy Institute: America's Innovation Economy

  • 10 big ideas on the innovation economy with Progressive Policy Institute experts, other leaders; led by 20 NLC alumni who make up the Innovation Economy Committee. 
  • Executive summary presented at the NLC4 Building America's 21st Century Innovation Economy: A Conversation with Millennial Leaders event in San Francisco, CA this April 1-2; final draft presented at the NLC National Leadership Retreat in July in Washington D.C.
  • Currently seeking 20 NLC alumni who will spearhead the Innovation Economy Committee. More information and apply here:
More policy projects to be announced in January 2016!

NLC4 Continues Alumni Deep Dive; Will Highlight Alums

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TOMORROW: CAP: What’s at Stake in This Supreme Court Term?

  • Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion on what is at stake at the Supreme Court this year and what we can expect in the coming months.
  • January 7, 10am-11:30am est
  • Register here (VIDEO):

NLC4 Policy Summits & Emerging Leaders Trainings

  • Policy Summits:
    • San Francisco April 2: Building America's 21st Century Innovation Economy: A Conversation with Millennial Leaders
    • Detroit May 14: Building America's Communities: A Conversation On Inequality and Opportunity
    • Philadelphia July 25-28: NLC @ DNC
  • Emerging Leaders Trainings:
    • New Orleans February 27
    • San Francisco April 3
    • Chicago April 16
    • Atlanta April 23
    • Washington D.C. July 17
  • Find events here:

NLC National Leadership Retreat - SAVE THE DATE - July 14-17, Washington D.C.

  • More info to come

NLC Senior Digital Fellow Beth Becker hosts digital trainings in Nashville TN (special rate for NLC)

Intro to Digital Organizing

  • January 19-20
  • Nashville, TN
  • Info and registration:

Social Media Strategy

  • January 21-22
  • Nashville, TN
  • Info and registration:


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Press and Features

NLC Chicago 2011 Fellow Riana Lynn and incoming NLC Chicago 2016 Fellow Fabian Elliot highlighted: Groups gear up to boost Chicago's black tech community


NLC Miami 2012 Fellow Roxanna Elden’s progressive children’s book is released: Rudy’s New Human

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NLC New Jersey 2013 Fellow Rob Houston: How Funders Can Support Emerging Accountable Care Organizations To Maximize Their Potential


NLC NYC 2015 Fellow Nathaniel Koloc mentioned: How The Hillary Clinton Campaign Built A Staff As Diverse As America


NLC Twin Cities Founder and NLC New Jersey Alumna Callie Chamberlain highlighted: Women Leaders: The next generation thinks big


26 NLCers currently in office or recently elected

  1. Andrew Ammon, School Board Member San Gabriel, CA
  2. Matt Haney, School Board Member, San Francisco, California
  3. Alex Randolph, Trustee, San Francisco City College Board, California
  4. Shayla Nealy, Councilmember, Union City, Georgia
  5. Matt Westmoreland, School Board, Atlanta, Georgia
  6. Carlos Rosa, 35th Ward Adlerman, Chicago, Illinois
  7. Quiana McKinzey, Lavizzo Elementary School Community Representative, Chicago, Illinois
  8. Steven Jackson, Caddo Commission Member, Louisiana
  9. Ted James, District 101, House of Representatives, Louisiana
  10. Marshall Archer, Ward 7 Warden, Saco, Maine
  11. Ian Cain, City Councilor, Quincy, Massachusetts
  12. Dan Futrell,School Committee Ward 2, Somerville, Massachusetts
  13. Ashli Stempel Town Councilor Precinct 8, Greenfield, Massachusetts  
  14. Michelle Cares, City Council Ward 6 , Missoula, Montana
  15. Kim Dudik, State Legislature, Montana
  16. Jen Dursky, State Legislature, Montana
  17. Ellie Hill , State Legislature, Montana
  18. Patrick Leahy, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District Board Member, Nebraska
  19. Tony Vargas, Omaha Public Schools Board of Education Member, Nebraska
  20. Olivia Zink, Ward 2 City Council, Franklin, New Hampshire
  21. David Bander, Committeeman, Plainsboro, New Jersey
  22. Sergio Granados, Freeholder, Union County New Jersey
  23. Bill Moen Jr., Freeholder, Camden County, New Jersey
  24. Greg Young, Fulton County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor, New York
  25. Jason Russell, City Council of South Euclid, Ohio
  26. James Diossa, Mayor, Central Falls, Rhode Island


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