"40 Under 40" Awards Dinner
Hosted By: New Leaders Council RI
New Leaders Council (NLC) works to train and promote the progressive political entrepreneurs of tomorrow — trendsetters, elected officials and civically-engaged leaders in business and industry who will shape the future landscape. NLC recruits young men and women from outside traditional power structures and equips them with the skills necessary to be civic leaders in their communities and workplaces.
Our mission is realized primarily through the NLC Institute; the nation’s premiere political entrepreneurship training program that is building teams of outstanding young professionals in 20 cities across the country.
NLC graduates are an ever-expanding corps of diverse, new progressive leaders who are rising to the top of their respective fields. NLC is creating an exciting network of individuals, highly-skilled in working together across sectors to improve the progressive infrastructure and ensure strong democracy, social justice, and equal opportunity.
Each year, New Leaders Council (NLC) presents the "40 Under 40" Awards as a way to honor the work of young, professional leaders who have exemplified our organization’s ideal of political entrepreneurship.
First given in 2008 to outstanding leaders under the age of 40, the award recognizes achievements in four categories: Political Leadership, Media Leadership, Advocacy, and Entrepreneurship. Honorees are nominated by influential members of the NLC community and selected by our panel of esteemed judges.
Our 2013 "40 Under 40" nominees are:
Andy Posner - Capital Good Fund
Brett Smiley - Campaign Finance Officers, LLC
James Diossa - Mayor, City of Central Falls
We cordially invite you to meet our nominees, as well as our newly selected 2013 class of fellows at our 40 Under 40 Awards Event! You will be treated to a delicious buffet of pan-Asian cuisine, as well as a thought-provoking and inspiring presentation by Charles Cole, III; 2011 NLC SF alum, and Bay Area Program Director of Juma Ventures based in California.
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013
Venue: Asian Palace, 1184 N. Main St., Providence, RI
Tickets are $25 pre-sale/$35 at the door
(2013 NLC Fellows pay your discounted rate)
We want to keep the cost of your ticket as true to its original cost as possible so in order to avoid extra processing fees associated with online payment options, we are asking our guests to send a check or money order to the address below.
Please make check/money order payable to:
New Leaders Council
Attn: Vimala Phongsavanh
316 10th Ave.
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Interested in promoting your organization or business? Become an event sponsor!
Your contribution will go towards providing a scholarship for a future fellow, funding one weekend of the NLC Institute, leveraging resources to bring in nationally recognized trainers, and more. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Ammala Douangsavanh, NLC-RI Events Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-749-1155
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Date & Time:
Saturday, January 26 at 6:00 PM (EST)
1184 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02904