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Leadership Development Opportunity - New Leaders Council

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  • Chris Balme
    Hi Everyone, Wanted to let you know about a great opportunity: the New Leaders Councils Fellowship program for emerging progressive leaders is accepting
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 5, 2008

      Hi Everyone,

      Wanted to let you know about a great opportunity: the New Leaders Council’s Fellowship program for emerging progressive leaders is accepting applications until 10/12 for its 2009 class. It’s a five-month (1 weekend per month) leadership development program involving 15-20 of the “top talent” emerging leaders in the Bay Area each year. It includes workshops led by experts on areas like messaging and fundraising, a great alumni and mentor network, and the opportunity to take a stronger role as a leader in the Bay Area. Info here: http://www.newleaderscouncil.org/  and below!




      Chris Balme

      Executive Director


      Tel: 415-626-5470 x104

      Fax: 415-354-8491


      3543 18th Street #28

      San Francisco, CA 94110


      New Leaders Council Fellowship Program

      New Leaders Council
      (NLC) started because its founders and current leadership understood that we must have progressive thinkers in positions of influence as CEOs of major corporations, journalists in positions of significant public exposure, and the most skilled elected officials and candidates in the world.  Conservatives have invested in recruitment and leadership training since the 1960s; progressives are just beginning now.  NLC strengthens the progressive movement by identifying and recruiting new progressive leaders. NLC provides these emerging leaders with training, mentoring, networking, and job placement opportunities that equip them to be civic leaders, not only for elected office, but also in their communities and workplaces. It recognizes that a truly progressive movement is inclusive and empowering and makes a special effort to recruit people from outside the usual power structures.  If you click on this link you will see a quick video that really captures nicely what New Leaders Council is all about.

      The NLC Institute, NLC's marquee leadership development program is now
      accepting applications and the deadline to apply is quickly approaching.  The program runs from January through May on eight weekend days and is completely free.  The NLC Institute is there to help us become better advocates for the causes about which we care the most.  We need to continue to get smart and be strategic about advancing the causes we care about.  Take a look at what the NLC Institute is all about (more info below and on website) and let us know if you have any questions.  Also, if you know of others who would be good for this, please nominate them.



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