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Young Leadership Council (YLC) is a 501(c)(3) New Orleans-based nonprofit that, through volunteer-led community projects, develops young professionals into leaders and positively impacts quality of life in the region. The oldest, independent young professionals’ organization in the country, YLC has raised more than $25 million to develop leadership through community projects in and around the New Orleans area since 1986.

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2019 Leadership Luncheon Features Distinguished YLC Alumns


LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM UNITES CURRENT AND FUTURE LEADERS Young Leadership Council’s Distinguished Alumni Lead Panel Discussion NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 4,…

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YLC Announces the 2020 Board of Directors


  NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 14, 2019) – At their Annual Meeting held on October 10, 2019 at Degas House,…

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Young Leadership Council Announces 2020 YLC Wednesday at The Square Concert Dates


NEW ORLEANS – October 9, 2019: Young Leadership Council (YLC) has announced the concert dates for its 2020 YLC Wednesday…

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Young Leadership Council Announces 2019 Role Model Class


Young Leadership Council Announces 2019 Role Model Class Outstanding New Orleanians to be honored at YLC Role Model Awards Gala…

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Membership is open to all individuals, and so is volunteering. Our mission is to build leadership through service, focusing on initiatives that improve the quality of life in the Greater New Orleans area. We are always looking for new faces to help make an impact in this city we are proud to call home. Our projects focus on important issues in the areas of arts and culture, beautification, youth enrichment and education, and economic development. Get involved with an existing YLC project or start a new one yourself. 

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