Join YLC on September 10 from at Longue Vue House and Gardens for our Leadership Symposium. Event panelists include Tara Hernandez, Karyn Kearney, Ti Martin, Stephen Perry, and Tim Williamson. The event will be moderated by Lee Zurik. Click on the photo to purchase tickets. <b>YLC Board Members at the 28th Annual YLC Role Model Awards Gala I </b> Interested in applying for the Board or nominating someone else? Click on the photo above.

The Young Leadership Council (YLC) is a non-profit, non-partisan
civic organization created to develop leadership through community projects.

Through volunteer-created community projects, the YLC recruits and retains young professionals to New Orleans and has a
positive impact on the quality of life in the region. The oldest, independent YPO (young professionals' organization) in the country,
the YLC has raised more than $25 million to support community projects in and around the New Orleans area since 1986.


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RECreate Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation for RECreate's 2014 Fall Season will be held on Monday, September 8 from 6:00  to 7:30 p.m. at the YLC Building(1840... more

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RECreate Volunteer Appreciation & Recruitment Event

YLC’s RECreate will host an appreciation party to celebrate our dedicated volunteers and to welcome those who are interested in joining... more


Happy Hour

Please join us on Thursday, August 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for Happy Hour at Pearl Wine Co. (3700 Orleans Ave #1c).   Bring your... more

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Toastmasters Meeting

Sep 2, 2014 - Jan 7, 2014

Join Toastmasters the first and third Tuesday of...


Executive Committee Meeting

Sep 3, 2014 - Sep 3, 2014

The YLC Executive Committee Meeting will take place...


Finance Committee

Sep 8, 2014 - Apr 14, 2014

Finance Committee meets from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m....


RECreate Volunteer Orientation

Sep 8, 2014 - Sep 8, 2014

Volunteer Orientation for RECreate’s 2014 Fall Season will...



Sep 9, 2014 - Dec 10, 2013

JumpStart Meetings are designed for new/prospective members and...