Millennial Leadership Organizations to Host Future Party: A Gathering for Rising Progressive Leaders
Charlotte, NC – The Truman National Security Project, New Leaders Council, the Roosevelt Institute and other millennial leadership organizations are hosting an evening for young progressive leaders at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
Event sponsors include the Truman National Security Project, New Leaders Council, NewDeal Leaders, ProgressiveEconomy, Young Elected Officials, Roosevelt Institute, Campus Progress, Washington Monthly, LeftJab Radio and Ruck.us.
The event is targeted at young Democrats under 40 who will be at the Convention in Charlotte. The Future Party is a way to bring these groups together to network, make new connections and have a good time.
When: Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 11:00 pm-2:00 am
What: An evening for young progressive leaders
Where: Carolina Ale House, 201 S. College Street, #100
Note: This is a private ticketed/credentialed event. Please contact Stephanie Dreyer at email@example.com for tickets.
About the Partners:
New Leaders Council (NLC) works to train and support the progressive political entrepreneurs of tomorrow — trendsetters, elected officials and civically-engaged leaders in business and industry who will shape the 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.
The Truman Project is a national security leadership institute. Our mission is to provide the skills, knowledge, and network to create an influential force of leaders across the country who advance strong progressive national security policy through advocacy initiatives, media appearances, and public service in elected and appointed office.
Campus Progress is a national organization that works with young people to create, promote, and apply progressive solutions to the political and social challenges facing our generation.
ProgressiveEconomy develops ideas and practical policy solutions for the global economy and trade, to promote widely shared prosperity and growth, establish and enhance the rule of law, encourage scientific and technological progress, and reduce global poverty. Former President Clinton laid the foundation for such a framework in his call to “put a human face on the global economy.” Learn more at http://progressive-economy.org.
The Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network is a project of People For the American Way Foundation which consists of over 700 young, progressive city, county, state and federal officials under 35 from all 50 states. The Network’s mission is to unite and support leaders under the age of 35 who share a passion for building communities that reflect the values of freedom, fairness, and opportunity. The YEO Network helps propel young electeds along their path to becoming effective public servants. By exchanging ideas, networking with like-minded elected officials, developing leadership skills, and connecting with policy development organizations and think tanks, members are empowered to transform their political vision into progressive action.
Roosevelt Institute | Pipeline is a new way for young professionals to connect to the progressive movement that empowers and provides them with exciting opportunities to create change in local communities, insert new ideas into the political dialogue, and build strong professional networks. Pipeline currently has chapters in over 14 cities.
The NewDEAL is a national network of 100 rising state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives—leaders with innovative ideas to build broadly-earned, sustainable economic growth. Our mission is to bring these leaders together to provide them with a national platform to share their innovative ideas as well as opportunities to network with other top political, policy, and private sector leaders.