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Young Leadership Council (YLC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization created to develop leadership through community projects.

Our vision is to be the platform for young leaders to build strong communities and create social change.

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Young Leadership Council Annual Gala Goes Virtual


Young Leadership Council Annual Gala Goes Virtual Event Pays Homage to What Makes Us “Proud to Call It Home” NEW…

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Leadership Development Series at YLC Admits 2020 Class


Leadership Development Series at YLC Admits 2020 Class Young Leadership Council’s Flagship Project Goes Virtual NEW ORLEANS, LA: September 22,…

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YLC Produces Limited Edition “Proud to Call It Home” Flag


YLC Unveils 2020 “New Orleans: Proud to Call it Home” Flags for Pre-Order Campaign Serves as a Call for Community…

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2021 Board Applications Now Open!


Join Our Leadership Team We are excited to announce that YLC is now accepting applications to join the 2021 Board…

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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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