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New Leaders Council

The Institute

The New Leaders Council Institute is the premier leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals who identify as progressive. Each NLC chapter nationwide holds an intensive training institute for their fellows one weekend a month from January through May. The Institute curriculum is facilitated by guest speakers, lecturers and trainers, creating a uniquely tailored experience where fellows learn from local leaders at the top of their respective fields.  

The Institute provides training in the following areas:

  • Leadership and Values Development
  • Messaging and Framing
  • Fundraising
  • Political Management
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Technology and Media
  • Progressive Policies
  • Diversity

Read about our Institute faculty:

2016 Faculty

2017 Faculty






Atlanta - Augusta - Austin - Boston - Broward - Capital District NY - Chicago - Cincinnati - Cleveland - Connecticut - Dallas - Denver - Des Moines
Detroit - Houston - Kentucky - Los Angeles - Louisiana - Madison - Maine - Maryland - Miami - Montana - Nashville - New Hampshre - New Jersey - New York City
North Carolina - Oakland - Omaha - Orlando - Palm Beach - Philadelphia - Pittsburgh - Rhode Island - Sacramento - San Antonio - San Francisco - Silicon Valley