NLC Alumnus Omar López was recently honored as an Urban Leader Under 40 by the Urban League of San Diego County. Here, Omar answers questions about the honor.Read more
In 2009 when I applied to join the New Leaders Council I found myself well into my political career without a clear sense of how I got there and no real idea about what my next steps might be. However, I did know that I wanted to gain a deeper understanding of my community and learn how I might make some sort of difference in it.Read more
SAN DIEGO, September 5, 2012 – The San Diego Leadership Alliance (SDLA) today announced the opening of the application period for the 2013 New Leaders Council (NLC) Institute, a leadership training program for young professionals.
The NLC Institute spans 10 days over five months and equips young leaders with the skills, opportunities, and relationships to make change in San Diego.Read more
When the 2012 NLC Institute began, I had no idea that six months later my professional life would change so drastically. I was working for an environmental nonprofit for a cause that I ate, slept and breathed for. I had hardly considered my next step along my career, let alone planned for a big change any time soon.Read more
Changing San Diego will not come from one election, one individual or one idea. We need a broad coalition of progressive San Diegans, working together to get us where we need to go.Read more