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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 professionals to build strong communities and create social change.

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YLC is Seeking Our Next Executive Director

The Young Leadership Council (YLC) stands as a beacon of inspiration and transformation in the vibrant heart of New Orleans….

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Impactful New Orleanians to be Honored at 2023 YLC Role Model Event

New Orleans, LA – The Young Leadership Council (YLC) is thrilled to announce its annual Role Models Celebration at the…

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Announcing the Leadership Development Series Class for 2023

The Young Leadership Council (YLC) introduces the Fall 2023 Leadership Development Series (LDS) class sponsored by Laitram. After a month-long,…

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YLC Launches Clean. Safe. Beautiful. Initiative for 2022

Young Leadership Council (YLC) is proud to call New Orleans home. A center of culture, creativity, and innovation, New Orleans…

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Early and mid-career adults (ages 21-42) looking to gain leadership skills are learning through YLC. YLC’s unique combination of training, hands-on experiences, and connections to local experts helps emerging business, political, and community leaders to deepen their self-knowledge, explore critical issues in group processes, and shape social change.

Joining YLC is a choice to be a part of a legacy of service and civic engagement in Greater New Orleans that supports each member’s personal and professional success while enhancing the quality of life for all New Orleanians through a variety of community projects.

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