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NLC4 Progress 2.23.16

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on February 24, 2016 at 8:23 AM
Policy and Events for the NLC Community 
February 23, 2016


NLC ALUMNI: Calling all NLC Fellows Capstones

  • NLC4 is gathering NLC Fellows Capstones from NLC alumni to select a few to support and further develop
  • Please submit your capstone by emailing in to

NLC4 & Progressive Policy Institute: America's Innovation Economy

  • 10 big ideas on the innovation economy with Progressive Policy Institute, other elected and government officials, nonprofit leaders, think tanks, civic coalitions; 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.
    • More on this event and register here:
  • Few slots open for authors, apply here:
NLC4 My America Project: A Vision of New American Leadership
  • Series of essays of personal stories of members of the NLC community.
  • Each essay will contain the progressive story of the author, and their vision for a just and fair America as a book and promoted on social media and video. 
  • To be considered for this book, and a part of this project, please fill out this form:
  • If selected, you will draft an essay together with NLC4, for the book.
  • Please submit an entry by March 1. 
  • Open to NLC alumni.

NLC4 Daily Clips

  • Want to stay up to date on the progressive message out on media? Reply "CLIPS" to this email to receive daily news stories. 


TODAY: NLC Chicago Climate Change Forum: Climate Change & Chicago

  • Join NLC alumni and fellows for an all-star panel about the importance of climate change and the consequences it will have on Chicago and the region, especially as it relates to the Illinois Clean Jobs Bill and to communities of color.
  • Tuesday February 23; 6-8pm
  • Sierra Club, 70 E Lake St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60601
  • No cost. RSVP required:

Thursday: NLC Atlanta's Day at the Capitol

  • Join NLC  Atlanta and NLC Augusta Fellows, Alumni, Supporters to learn about current initiatives in Georgia to address health care, social justice, education and more.
  • Featuring special remarks from House Minority Leader Rep. Stacey Abrams
  • February 25; 9am-2pm
  • Lunch is provided, registration is required:

NLC4 Emerging Leaders Trainings

NLC4 Policy Summits

  • Orlando, FL;  Innovation Economy Dinner with PPI; March 4
    • No cost. RSVP to
  • San Francisco April 2: Building America's 21st Century Innovation Economy: A Conversation with Millennial Leaders
    • Register here:
  • Detroit May 14: Building America's Communities: A Conversation On Inequality and Opportunity
    • Save the date
  • Miami May 21: Building America's 21st Century Innovation Economy: A Conversation on Innovating Healthcare
    • Save the date
  • Philadelphia July 25-28: Millennial Issues Forum at DNC
    • Save the date
  • Find events here:

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

  • More info to come


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Press and Features

  • NLC Executive Director Mark Riddle on the Millennial Generation
  • NLC Philadelphia 2014 Fellow Dan Kessler featured
  • NLC February Newsletter
  • NLC Washington D.C. 2011 Fellow James Faeh Country Director on the North and South Korea team at the Pentagon
  • NLC New Jersey 2015 Fellow Pamela Razo appointed to Chair NJ Young Dems Latino Caucus


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