SDLA’s Institute Co-Chair and 2012 alumni John Greenwell was recently profiled in the San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.
COMMUNITY PROFILE: Meet John Greenwell, a tireless volunteer working to make a better world
Ben Cartwright, SDGLN, February 15th, 2013
SAN DIEGO -- John Greenwell says that volunteering and giving back nurture his soul. As such, he participates in numerous organizations both in and out of the LGBT community that help those in need.
The 33-year-old seems to never have a day off. If he's not working, he's participating in a community service project, or in meetings helping to plan ways to make the world a better place, or learning how to be a better leader. As a schoolteacher, Greenwell is also able to instill his sense of service in the students whose lives he touches everyday.
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SDLA alumni Roberto Alcantar and Trinh Le were interviewed recently on NBC San Diego. They discussed how the San Diego Leadership Alliance helped them advance their causes in the community.
NBC’s Politically Speaking with Marianne Kushi
NBC San Diego, February 10, 2013
Marianne Kushi introduces us to the young politicans who hope to end political stalemate locally and in in Washington on this episode of Politically Speaking.
On MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry called the New Leaders Council one of the country’s most important “good things” currently happening for progressives.
See the clip yourself here (skip to 4:05).
Members of the San Diego Leadership Alliance regularly serve on boards and commissions. SDLA/NLC can give you the contacts and know-how needed to achieve such an appointment. The NLC Institute, for example, features a boards and commissions training every year. Here, 2011 NLC alumnus Matt Ellis describes how NLC facilitated his appointment to the San Diego Funds Commission.
San Diego is fairly unique for a major city in that all campaigns, all parties, and all of the local media outlets join together at Golden Hall in the downtown Civic Center for a huge gathering.Read more