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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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Call for Designs: Proud to Call it Home Flag

 CALL FOR DESIGNS:   YLC “PROUD TO CALL IT HOME” FLAG The Young Leadership Council (YLC), a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic…

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March 11 Wednesday at the Square – Cancelled!

At the direction of the office of Mayor Cantrell and the City of New Orleans, we must announce that the…

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2020 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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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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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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