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Nominate a leader in your community for New Leaders Council - Portland's 2022 Class!

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Nominate a leader in your community for New Leaders Council - Portland's 2022 Class!

This is a 6-month FREE leadership development program for progressives in the Portland, OR area.

Interested in joining a nationally-recognized progressive leadership program that will equip you with the skills to run for office, manage campaigns, launch businesses, and create nonprofits?

If so, nominate yourself to be a 2020 New Leaders Council fellow! NLC is the nation’s leading training program for a new generation of activists and thinkers, with nearly 8,000 alumni from 50 chapters across the country. Our fellows are union members, small business owners, nonprofit staff, teachers, policymakers, and everything in between. 

Our Portland chapter strives to reflect the wide range of folks within our Portland community by representing people from a variety of socio-economic levels, ethnicities, religions, etc. and people from outside traditional power structures. We’re looking for leaders and doers who want to advance progressive values here in Portland. 

What NLC looks for in an applicant 

NLC attracts the best and brightest rising-star leaders because of the premier quality of its curriculum, faculty, and volunteers. 

95 percent of NLC's faculty are volunteer, as are 100 percent of NLC local Chapter Directors. The vast majority of NLC's funding coming from small-dollar, grassroots supporters. All of these groups invest in our Fellows because NLC believes in each Fellow's potential. Therefore, an applicant should demonstrate their future promise by showing:

  1. Commitment to progressive values 
  2. Emerging in their career and generally between the ages of 25 and 40 
  3. Ability to benefit from NLC 
  4. Commitment to the local community and to building the NLC presence locally
  5. Constructive team orientation and positive character
  6. High leadership potential, as evidenced by outsized early success
  7. Contributes diverse and unique perspectives to the class 
  8. Entrepreneurial spirit and ambition to lead

Nominations are open from now until applications close, and we’d love it if you could nominate anyone you think that could be a good fit for our community.

This is a 6-month FREE leadership development program for progressives in the Portland, OR area.

Interested in joining a nationally-recognized progressive leadership program that will equip you with the skills to run for office, manage…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    February 16, 2021
    9:00 AM PST
  • End Date
    June 30, 2021
    3:00 PM PDT
  • Schedule
    Weekends
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Portland, OR, USA

How to Apply

Please nominate any leaders you know who might be interested in this community! http://bit.ly/nlcnominate

Please nominate any leaders you know who might be interested in this community! http://bit.ly/nlcnominate

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